Catholic Writers Conference LIVE in Schaumburg, IL

This is cool: Several prominent Catholic writers will speak at the sixth annual Catholic Writers’ Conference LIVE taking place July 30-August 1, 2014, at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center and Hotel in Schaumburg, IL. Sponsored by the Catholic Writer’s Guild and the Catholic Marketing Network (CMN), and held in conjunction with CMN’s annual retailer trade [Read More…]

The extremely perceptive Luke the Nordic Giant sums up the writing biz

in twelve words! “Hey, check out this bizarrely complex idea I had! Only eight bucks!” – all novelists [Read more…]

St. Paul of Tarsus, Patron of the Garrulous and Verbose, Pray for Me!

Most people, when they read this prayer: For this reason, because I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love toward all the saints, I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers, that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may [Read More…]

How Can I Write Like You, Mark?

Many people ask how they can become a rich and powerful writer like myself, tapping into the untold wealth to be found in the glittering and high octane world of Catholic scribbling. Here are a few tips for becoming a little bit like the glamorous A list celebrity you see before you, known to literally [Read More…]

Stephen Gabriel…

…who is no relation to Peter Gabriel, nor to the archangel, nor to St. Stephen, but who *is* the editor of the very useful book Catholic Controversies (to which I contributed a couple of essays and which you can buy here), writes: The Arlington Catholic Herald featured a new Women’s Magazine called Verily. My daughter, [Read More…]


Just got the cover for my next book! Cover jpgs are for authors like ultrasounds are for expectant parents.  Yay! When it comes out I will let you know instantly.  The perfect Christmas present for the Happiness Seeker in your life. [Read more…]

I have a new book out!

The Heart of Catholic Prayer: Rediscovering the Our Father and the Hail Mary. You can find out more about it here. You can order it (signed!) from me here.   . [Read more…]