Does your writing always comes after?

I'm a mom of six energetic kids ages 4-14. While they're at school, I write 2-3 articles per week for my part-part-time job. I also run our household (dishes, laundry, paying bills, making kids do chores, planning and preparing meals, repeat, repeat, repeat) shuttle kids to and from places, help with homework, and juggle anything … Continue reading Does your writing always comes after?

10 Things to Do During that Horrible Space Between Finishing Your Book and Publication

There's this awful period of time between finally having your book finished (YAY!) and waiting to get it published (AAAHHHH!!)......Querying...being on submission...waiting to hear back from agents, editors, or a publishing company about your "baby" that you have written, edited, and revised for months or years of your life...For writers, the anticipation, dread, fear of … Continue reading 10 Things to Do During that Horrible Space Between Finishing Your Book and Publication

A December Pep Talk

November knocked my socks off.I had every intention of participating in NaNoWriMo. I had a manuscript outlined. I even had the daily hours I would write scheduled.But then the month began. And wow.  Between sickness and sudden school responsibilities, kids’ early-home days, hosting birthday parties, doctor (and hospital) visits, and church activities I was in … Continue reading A December Pep Talk