Mommy Writes

Imaginative Pieces for a Creative Space

As one looks around my newfound writing space, they are blanketed with inspiration by a couple of creative minds. Many have asked me, “What do those words on the ceiling say?” and some have inquired about my mother’s artwork. Today, I am going to share with you the story behind the art and the artists behind the quotes.

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

Year In Reading

Jodi Picoult’s Handle With Care

When Willow O'Keefe was born, her piercing screams tore through Charlotte's heart as she entered the world. She was born with osteogenesis imperfecta, a severe case of brittle bone disease. A simple trip and fall would crack a rib or break a femur, and even in the womb she broke a few bones. In her… Continue reading Jodi Picoult’s Handle With Care