July 18th, 2016

[podcast] Your Cup of Tea #029

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This week I am sharing a bit about my early start as a writer and then I read an excerpt from my VERY FIRST book, My Cup of Tea: Musings of a Catholic

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January 26th, 2016

[podcast] Yell Less, Love More #004

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Are you a yelling mom? In this week’s episode, we talk about how to handle negative emotions. We all get angry and we all get frustrated sometimes, but the ways in which we express these feelings can have a lasting impact on our families and relationships. Instead of yelling, complaining, whining, and crying, lets

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August 17th, 2013

Do You Need a Writing Coach?

If you wonder if you might need a writing coach, ask yourself the following questions:

— Do I need help defining my goals in writing?

— Do I have a writing project that has languished for years because I am not sure what to do with it?

— Have I always wanted to explore the field of professional writing, but am not sure where to begin?

— Do I have

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January 26th, 2010

My Internet Expands

Funny how you can begin to think you feel at home on the internet when suddenly you stumble into new territory — and then you remember just how big the world is.

I have really been enjoying my new work blogging at NCRegister.com.

But the commenters over there? These are not my usual peeps. Did you see the way the Matt Archbold’s post about atheism exploded, for example?

And pro-life

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January 11th, 2010

I’m Blogging at NCRegister

Have you seen the all-new, awesome-looking NCRegister.com yet? No? Well, get on over there and check it out!

I am thrilled to be a part of the new NCRegister blogging team, among such greats as Mark Shea, Jimmy Akin, Matt and Pat Archbold, Matthew Warner, and Tom Hoopes.

As the only female, though, I am feeling just a little bit lonely there. Please come visit me, leave me some

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November 17th, 2009

We’re All Copy Cats

The internet makes plagiarism and copyright infringement astonishingly easy to accomplish and terrifically difficult to keep track of.

I sometimes stumble upon something as brazen as my words published with someone else’s name attached. I usually address that kind of thing.

But then there’s the subtler stuff —

a blog post or article of mine copied in its entirety without a link or permission a chapter from one of

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February 8th, 2009

Catholic Writers Conference Online

Have any of you been participating in the Catholic Writers Conference Online?

I’ll be taking part in a live chat there tomorrow afternoon (Monday) at 1:00 pm Eastern time. My topic will be Writing With Passion While Keeping Perspective and I hope to answer moms’ questions about balancing work and family life, writing from home, and time management.

Signing in is easy and I don’t believe you have to be

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January 28th, 2009


Are you on Twitter?

I am.

See you there!