Fall Book Signing Events in PA

I’ll be signing and selling copies of Stay With Me, Ornamental Graces, and Rightfully Ours at two upcoming conferences for Catholic women.

Harrisburg Diocesan Women’s Conference

The Harrisburg Diocesan Women’s Conference will be held Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Bishop McDevitt High School, 1 Crusader Way, Harrisburg, PA 17111.

For more information, including registration, click here.


The WINE 2017: National Women’s Conference

The WINE 2017: National Women’s Conference will be held Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa, 654 Ferry Rd., Doylestown, PA 18901.

WINE Conference

For more information, including registration, click here.

Rightfully Ours Awarded Catholic Writers Guild Seal of Approval


Rightfully OursRightfully Ours by Carolyn Astfalk, published on April 1, 2017, by Full Quiver Publishing, has been awarded the Seal of Approval by the Catholic Writers Guild. Books are evaluated by the Guild for both their Catholicity and editorial integrity.

The purpose of the Seal of Approval is to help Catholic bookstores and venues by determining the Catholicity of a work. Members of the Catholic Writers Guild are faithful to the Magisterium of the Catholic Church.

The Catholic Writers Guild is an organization of Catholic writers, artists, editors, and illustrators. Its purpose is “to help build a vibrant Catholic literary culture by offering educational programs that encourage Catholic spiritual growth, teach Catholic writers about their craft as well as how to sell and market their work.”

CWG Seal of Approval

Guest Post: Life Lessons Gleaned from Novel Writing

10MinuteNovelists.com

Life Lessons Gleaned from Novel Writing (May 25, 2017)

“What I discovered, however, after completing those fifty thousand words and several books’ worth more, is that those skills and habits translate well into other areas of life. The lessons I’ve learned can be applied to a variety of tasks, projects, and seemingly unattainable aspirations. Put simply, writing novels taught me how to accomplish big goals over long periods of time.”