Mommy Writes

Rainy Day Project for the Cabin Fevered Family

As I look out my window on this warm February morning dreaming of what Spring may bring, I am overwhelmed with thoughts of families suffering from cabin fever. The stress of being cooped up in a confined space with humans in various stages of their lives combating multiple challenges must be straining relationships by now.… Continue reading Rainy Day Project for the Cabin Fevered Family

The Writer's Life

Writing in the Dead of Night

Wyatt's first night in his toddler bed. We converted his crib by adding a guardrail and spent hours teaching him how to climb in and out of his new bed. Each night, I look forward to when my son falls asleep. We have a ritual after the traditional bedtime routine. I hold him in my… Continue reading Writing in the Dead of Night

The Writer's Life

In the Throws of Edits

Every novelist will tell you that writing a book is the easy part. Editing it is the pits. When an author takes their own imagination and free writes their book without a scripted outline or any idea of where they are going, the story flows like jagged rocks tumbling down a mountainside and crashing into… Continue reading In the Throws of Edits