Category Archives: Creativity

5 Star Reviews for HIJACKED!

I am incredibly humbled and (so very) pleased at the reception Hijacked has received since it launched last week! Here are some snippets of reviews and other comments: “From the very first chapter, I was hooked on Hijacked! Throughout, the … Continue reading

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Gratitude: an encore

Readers of this blog will know that a lifelong dream of mine is about to come true: My first novel will come out in the next few days. While this is exciting (extremely!!!) and a teensy bit scary, I also … Continue reading

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2013 Golden Heart® Finalists: Where Are They Now?

It’s been nearly a year since eight of us embarked on a wonderful journey: The Contemporary Single Title Finalists in the 2013 Romance Writers of America® Golden Heart® Contest. We’ve grown individually and professionally, and thought it would be fun … Continue reading

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Home…

Here’s a great picture of the gathering of Catholic Writers’ Guild Your Word is My Delight 2013 Writers’ Retreat. Front row: Michelle Jones, Jessie Yonkovit Middle row: Ann Lewis, Margaret  Rose Realy, Leticia Adams, Leslie Lynch Back row: Tim Neboyskey, … Continue reading

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Winding down…

How can one avoid inspiration with views like this? It has been a wonderful retreat. Time for prayer and sacraments, time for writing and fellowship. New friends, new directions. We go our separate ways tomorrow. While I did not get … Continue reading

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Your Word is My Delight – halfway done already!

Do you see the heart-shaped blue sky formed by the trees above the Pieta statue? I hope so! I tried to get the right angle so I could share it. Our retreat is half over already. Hard to believe. From … Continue reading

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Beauty and inspiration

This is an arbor near the entrance of our retreat house at St. Francis Retreat Center in Dewitt, Michigan. What a beautiful space – and beautiful spaces abound here, thanks to Margaret Rose Realy, master gardener and leader of a dedicated cadre … Continue reading

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Here! The adventure begins…

The Catholic Writers’ retreat has begun! I’ve met so many wonderful people! Right now we are sitting in the great room in front of the fireplace, with a healthy and wide ranging discussion. Looking forward to writing what came up … Continue reading

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Two days! Writers’ Retreat coming up FAST!

Two days! The countdown is going by in warp speed all of a sudden! Yikes! Today: Oil, checked. Tires, checked. New windshield wipers, car wash, car vacuumed. At least the car is ready for the road trip! Other: Odds and … Continue reading

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Three days until Your Word is My Delight, Catholic Writers’ Retreat!

Three days left until the retreat! Today has been filled with the mundane, and with chores that can’t wait another week while I’m gone. I have not gotten to revisions based my critique partners’ comments, so it appears that will, indeed, … Continue reading

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