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Catholic authors of the 20th century in search of grace

The social media landscape is not very conducive to the practice of humility. At the height of its influence in the 20th century, the legacy press also traded in ego inflation. Yet Catholic authors sometimes said or did things that punctured that ego bubble—and often in disturbing ways. At the height of their literary success, …

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These books and authors were the biggest challenge in Louisiana libraries

Conservatives have turned Louisiana libraries into their 2022 battleground, with dozens of book challenges handed out in parishes across the state. The objections primarily related to titles for children and young people with LGBTQ themes. The Louisiana Illuminator requested copies of requests sent last year to libraries in all 64 parishes. Most responded, and the …

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Author allegedly faked suicide to promote romance novel: ‘Beyond psychotic’

Susan Meachen just wanted to be a bestseller. Instead, the aspiring romance writer allegedly created a legacy riddled with lies. After allegedly masquerading as dead for over two years, the author has reportedly revealed her alleged deception: she is apparently alive and perfectly well. On Tuesday night in a private Facebook group called “The Ward,” …

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Don’t Quit Your Day Job: How Australia’s Favorite Authors Make Ends | books

If you ever decide to finally write that book, be careful: you’ll probably earn $50,000 less than the average Australian every year. According to new research from Macquarie University, the Australia Council and the Copyright Agency, the average annual income from authorship only $18,200. This is why two-fifths of authors rely on their partners’ income, …

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ReadersMagnet presents Sarah Sewell Wolters’ stunning novel at Book Events 2022.

Sarah Sewell Wolters’ “Sassy Sonja: Virgin Bride” delivers a fascinating story that captures the attention of book event guests. WEBWIRE – Thursday, December 15, 2022 “Life goes on – through pain, trials and joy, life goes on. All I can do is play the sweetest music I can and trust God to take care of …

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