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Single Moms, This One Is for You

Melanie Bishop | Posted 08.20.2016 | Books
Melanie Bishop

I don't normally read much fantasy or science fiction, so I was pleasantly surprised by Wishful Thinking, Kamy Wicoff's debut novel, which contains a bit of both. And while I certainly know what it is to be way too busy, and to wish you could be in two places at one time, I'm not a mother and I don't even own a smart phone.

3 Ways Writers Get Overwhelmed -- And What To Do About It

Brooke Warner | Posted 06.21.2015 | Books
Brooke Warner

The desire to write is a strong pull. And as much as we want it and love it, our writing can start to feel like a "should," and a bit like a spurned lover when we're not giving it our full attention. Yes, it's that intense.

Not All Subsidy Presses Are Created Equal: Why Author Solutions' Practices Are Bad for Book Publishing

Brooke Warner | Posted 07.28.2014 | Books
Brooke Warner

Author Solutions--though seemingly the most popular "solution" for large houses these days who want to create a self-publishing arm of their business--is not the only option.

You're Not Alone: Women, Writing and Online Networking

Melanie Coffee | Posted 07.21.2014 | Books
Melanie Coffee

Writing is lonely, especially that first draft. You kinda know what you want to say, but aren't sure how to get there and there's always a surprise blip along the way that throws you off your game.

In Bonnets or Sweat Pants, We're Cultural Historians

Holly Robinson | Posted 06.01.2013 | Books
Holly Robinson

Whatever subjects we choose, as women writers we are cataloging historical and cultural events in ways that go far deeper than the two-dimensional stories told by photographs. We get into the heads of our audience in ways that movies still can't.

A Book of One's Own: The Myth of a Top Ten

Madeline Wheeler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Madeline Wheeler

When asked to come up with a list of the top 10 books for 2009 to counter Publisher's Weekly all male Top Ten Best Books of 2009, the 'She Writes' members decided to blog.