September 21, 2016
Do you remember the last time you tried to catch a bubble? I suspect you held your breath as you were moving your hand into position. The bubble probably popped and splattered a soapy film across your palm, but I imagine you laughed. Then, you blew through your bubble wand and moved into position to try again.
September 20, 2016
In today’s guest post, Literary Mama reader Ann Klotz shares how the end of summer reminds her of all its delights.
September 19, 2016
In today’s guest post, Literary Mama reader Ophelia Leong shares about a writer who inspires her.
Cynthia Miller Coffel
September 12, 2016
In today’s guest post, Literary Mama reader Cynthia Miller Coffel explores what it means to use our children in our writing.
September 9, 2016
Congratulations to these Literary Mama staff members on their recent accomplishments!
September 7, 2016
This month’s roundup of open calls for submissions from around the writing world is here!
Heidi Griminger Blanke
September 5, 2016
In today’s guest post, Literary Mama reader, Heidi Griminger Blanke shares how the inspiration her children provide has changed over the years.
August 29, 2016
Last month, we invited readers to share their response to a writing prompt inspired by Sarah Curtis Graziano’s essay, “Why We Still Need Ramona’s Realism” and Erika D. Walker’s essay, “Farewell to the Boy Wizard.” We asked readers to tell us how children’s literature influenced their parenting. Here is Loren Lemmon’s response.
August 26, 2016
One of my favorite things to do on vacation is talk to people about books, specifically what book they’ve chosen to bring with them, tucked away in their carry on, or in an ambitious stack in their checked bag. With little space in a suitcase, it’s so interesting to see what people have chosen as worthy enough to pack.
August 24, 2016
Our Writerly Roundup blog series features a curated collection of articles on the craft of writing and the creative life that we don’t want you to miss. ~ Why You Should Aim for 100 Rejections a Year, Kim Liao (@the_kimlet), LitHub In this immensely relatable …
On our blog, you’ll find calls for submissions as well as guest posts that motivate and inspire. Read more about submitting your thoughts to our After Page One series here.