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.

Writing links:

Spalding University’s MFA Blog  What I’ve been doing for the past two years: Earning a Masters in Fine Arts in Writing degree at Louisville’s Spalding University. Stop by their blog to meet some of the wonderful people I met during my time there!

Women Fiction Writers Association (WFWA) – A vibrant group of gifted authors, fascinating books. Check them out!

Louisville Romance Writers  A great group of talented and generous women 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 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!

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

The National Drug Abuse Hotline – Anonymous and Confidential Help, in Spanish or English, 24/7.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). Support and education for families and caregivers of persons with mental illness. Crisis text line: Text NAMI to 741-741.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline – Free and Confidential Support, 24/7.

Restorative Justice – 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: