Mommy Writes, The Writer's Life

Working Moms and the Dreamer

What can a mom do to balance out her home/work life and pursue her dreams? I struggle to find the answer as I care for my family while looking forlornly at my dormant computer.  As moms, If we don’t maintain our dreams and put a little effort into them each day, we get lost and… Continue reading Working Moms and the Dreamer

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