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Category: Writing Inspiration
Back to School: How to ease in, adjust and regroup
Summer is hard for parents. It may take time to ease back into writing life again when the kids go back to school. That’s okay. Give yourself the time you need.
Ernest Hemingway: How to Learn from a Legend
Last week was the birthday of legendary author Ernest Hemingway. And while we’re a little late to the party, we would be remiss—as a blog for writers by writers—to ignore the day entirely. A Brief Bio Ernest Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899 in Illinois. His writing journey began in high school where he…
To Write or Not: What’s a Good Reason & What’s an Excuse?
To write or not to write? Sometimes it can be hard to know when to take a break and when to push through. There are so many things in life (or internally) that can get in the way of our writing. We want to give ourselves grace and forgiveness. Especially as moms, we have to…
Healing Through Writing: The Best Kind of Medicine
In another blog, I wrote about how I was going in for surgery and how I coped with my stress through writing. I’ve always found healing through writing. I had my surgery last week, and thankfully, as I write this today, I am not feeling any pain. My mind is ready to jump back into…
Why making time for creativity is necessary
Creativity is a natural form of expression, but making time for creativity can be difficult. The truth is everyone has the capacity to create. We NEED to.
It’s okay not to write during times of grief.
There is no one hard-and-fast rule for how you should conduct yourself if you’re going through times of grief and trauma– especially when it comes to writing.
The Magical Spoken Word Poets of Moms Who Write
There is something magical about being able to read your poem to the world the way it appears in your mind. Check out some of our favorite spoken word poets!
It’s National Tell a Story Day! How will you Celebrate?
It’s National Tell a Story Day! While the origin of this holiday is unknown, it’s easy enough to understand its meaning, and let’s be honest—it’s just fun!
Don’t let social media steal your free time
Don’t do the things that steal your focus. Choose the platforms you enjoy, do them as well as you can do them, and that is enough. Then, go write that book.