Has this ever happened to you? You’re editing your manuscript, but everything– literally everything– reads awful. It’s all boring, it’s all confusing, it’s all poorly written. It didn’t feel like that yesterday, but today, it’s all garbage. I’m here to tell you that the problem isn’t your writing: the problem is exhaustion. How to make…
When it’s hard getting started (again).
First, I’ll tell you what I’m not doing. I’m not writing two hours a day. I’m not keeping track of word counts. I am not even setting goals (not yet).
You can take last year’s dreams into 2023
Last year’s dreams were big. I had a novel I was motivated to complete. I was rolling along with a group of 12,000 mom authors and had plans for anthologies, courses, events, and more. There were gardens to plant and trips to take and so many things I was ready to take on. Then, I…
What if you didn’t meet your writing goals for 2022?
I didn’t meet any of my writing goals this year. Not even close. But I’m not ashamed, and you shouldn’t be either. Let me tell you why.
Welcome in the Christmas Book Flood
This Christmas, I’m hoping for a flood of epic proportions. Not a flood of water, mind you, but a flood of books—a Christmas Book Flood, also known as Jolabokaflod. What is Jolabokaflod? During WWII, the people of Iceland began exchanging gifts of books on Christmas Eve. It came about at a time when most everything…
Persevere, Moms. Your dreams are important, too.
Life will ALWAYS get in the way because that’s what it does. But our perseverance is what brings our dreams to fruition. Your dreams are important. Seriously.
Giving Thanks for the Moms Who Write Community
We are massively thankful for the Moms Who Write community in every way. Allie started something special here, and giving thanks is the least we could do.
How to Make a Book Aesthetic
Creating a book aesthetic can be a valuable tool to keep you inspired and motivated while writing your story. Here’s how our Admin team puts theirs together!
Set Aside Time to Write for I Love to Write Day
Whether you’re an artist, a musician, or a writer, your creativity needs an outlet for expression. That’s why “I Love to Write Day” is perfect. Time to write!
How low-content books can spark your creativity– and make money!
Low-content books can be a great side project to help recharge your creativity. It also helps that you can make a little money on them! Here was my experience.