This page is a work in progress. And because I believe that sometimes we find resources where we least expect them, some of the links go beyond writing and networking. If you find them helpful, please know I wish you the best. God bless.
Spalding University’s MFA Blog My newest endeavor: The pursuit of a Masters in Fine Arts in Writing degree at Louisville’s Spalding University. Stop by if you’d like to meet some of the faculty and students I will get to know over the coming months!
Catholic Writers Guild Blog In past years, I posted tips for writers on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Check out my archived articles, or see what other lively and smart authors have to offer!
Louisville Romance Writers A great group of talented and generous women (mostly) who support each other through the rocky journey of writing and publishing. There are none better. ♥
Romance Writers of America® The national organization for romance writers. As diverse and savvy a group as you could ever imagine. I’m especially glad to belong to the Luckies, the 2013 Golden Heart® finalists.
Catholic Writers Guild The main website for this international organization of Catholic writers.
Other links of interest:
RAINN Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network: National Sexual Assault Online Hotline. Free. Confidential. Secure.
The Hotline The National Domestic Violence Hotline. Anonymous & Confidential Help 24/7
Drugrehab.com – Addiction, Treatment & Rehab Resources Drugs and alcohol use are often associated with domestic violence and rape. Further, addictions can begin as innocent coping mechanisms after an assault. Here is a 24/7 hotline for help with those issues.
A healing alternative to criminal justice, which gives voice to victims and promotes restoration of right relationships to all harmed by crime.
Links to Leslie’s nonfiction:
Articles for The Criterion, Indiana’s Largest Weekly Newspaper, published by the Archdioscese of Indianapolis:
- Hispanic Connection of Southern Indiana moves to a new home: October 3, 2014.
- Faith and fellowship are staples of New Albany Youth Mass: October 18, 2013.
- Take steps to reclaim our religious liberty: July 5, 2013.
- Archbishop thanks Miter Society members for their support: June 7, 2013.
- Archbishop Tobin gets warm welcome in Tell City Deanery: February 1, 2013.
- Community helps bring Eagle Scout’s prayer garden project to life: January 18, 2013.
- New Albany Deanery Multi-Choir Epiphany Concert: Holy Family website, January 18, 2013.
- Renovated St. Francis Xavier Church is rededicated: December 14, 2012.
- Priest spurs parishioners into new foray of evangelization: October 26, 2012.
- Parishioners at St. Mary’s celebrate a unique May Crowning: It’s not every day that parishioners get to place an actual crown on Mary’s head for a May crowning, May 25, 2012.
- A leap of courage, obedience and faith: Two faith communities with different cultures share common bonds of worship and music, August 19, 2011.
- A dual celebration: St. Mary-of-the-Knobs parishioners break ground for new church, honor retiring pastor, July 9, 2010.
- ‘Love in action’: All Catholics are called to evangelize in their daily lives, Evangelization Supplement to The Criterion, May 9, 2008.