(Disclaimer: Life is complicated as hell, but sometimes you have to protect the ones you love from other loved ones)… Read more Permit me a serious moment before I chicken out: An Open Letter to Family Members Who Treat Children Like Toys
It’s nice to revisit old things. I like to re-read Jane Eyre, Wild Ink, Matilda; books I love, shows I… Read more What is expected?
I love making fun of poetry. Everyone I knew growing up seemed to try their hand at the serious stuff… Read more Damn poetry
The “Why do you write?” question is everywhere. At this point I can’t even tell if it’s rhetorical or not… Read more Why do you write (publish)?
It’s happened a lot. I write something and think: This is the story that everyone will want! Fast-forward past queries,… Read more Connecting with readers
https://mothersalwayswrite.com/patience-with-poop/ Some days are all about squishy hugs, then there are days that are just squishy… This is the life… Read more Patience with Poop
I wrote an essay on parenting and went back to realize that it worked with writing too. If I change… Read more Raising Stories
This week was packed with plenty of explosions. Even in areas where shooting off fireworks is illegal, there were (and… Read more Operation Free Books
I’m always writing. The mind doesn’t stop just because your body needs to slow down. My new baby boy is… Read more Back At It
http://www.guardian-angel-kids.com/6-018-3Dflip/index.html#p=8 She’s done it again. My 8 year old (writing as Anna Rose) not only wrote a fun story, but… Read more Best Friend Bunnies