Literary Mama writing about the many faces of motherhood
Writing Class for Moms

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Becoming a mom changes everything; whether your children are toddlers or teens, they provide daily stories and deepen the emotional well from which we write. This ten-week workshop aimed specifically at moms explores how to incorporate our own lives into fiction and memoir we can sell, while moving beyond journaling. Examining everything from short-shorts to novel excerpts, we will mold our life material to write meaningful fiction. We will also discuss where to market your fiction. The workshop begins Jan. 27th and includes lectures, exercises, freewrites and critiques of your work. Sign up before Jan. 13th and pay $400. After that, sliding scale of $450-$550 for the ten weeks. Class size limited. Email

Amy Stockwell Mercer is a freelance writer living in Charleston, SC with her husband and three sons. An MFA graduate in Creative Writing from Queens University, she writes about art and artist profiles for Charleston Magazine, The City Paper, Charleston Art Mag, and Art Papers. Amy also writes about living with chronic illness, and is finishing a book about women with diabetes for Demos Health. When she needs to get out of her own head, she teaches college students how to write the 5 paragraph essay. You can read more of her writing at her website.

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