January 18, 2017
With the start of a new year, many of us are tempted to draw up a list of resolutions to take us through the ensuing months. Some people try to eliminate procrastination or self-doubt. Other people resolve to eat healthier, …
January 13, 2017
We have one final list of book recommendations to offer our readers to wrap up 2016.
January 4, 2017
On the first Wednesday of each month, Literary Mama shares a list of current calls for submissions. Good luck sending your work out into the world!
January 3, 2017
Are contradictions part of your life? Use this writing prompt to explore your writing world, and then share your thoughts with Literary Mama.
December 28, 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.
December 26, 2016
Last month, we invited readers to share their response to a writing prompt inspired by Ruth Dawkins’ essay, “Confessions of a Diary Writer” and Billie Hinton’s essay, “The Great Height and the Long View.” We asked readers to tell us how they recorded your memories from your childhood, adolescence, or adulthood and how that influences the stories their children tell. Here is Alzala Singleton’s response.
December 21, 2016
A few weeks ago, the Oxford Dictionary and Dictionary.com announced their selections for Word of the Year; Merriam-Webster and the American Dialect Society (ADS) will release their choices in January. Each entity has a slightly different set of factors it takes into consideration, but all emphasize that the word or phrase must have become prominent or notable during the previous year.
Kristin Kirsch Feldkamp
December 19, 2016
In today’s guest post, Literary Mama reader Kristin Kirsch Feldkamp shares how she finds fulfillment in the daily, conscious moments of being in her life.
December 12, 2016
In today’s guest post, Literary Mama reader Dana Laquidara shares how cleaning her room allows her creativity to flow.
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.