August 22, 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 Kristin Wagner’s response.
August 15, 2016
In today’s guest post, Literary Mama reader Julie Cullings shares the ups and downs of being a writer mother.
August 8, 2016
In today’s guest post, Literary Mama reader Erica Smith shares how her writing life has changed many times over the years.
August 3, 2016
Our August Calls for Submissions roundup is here with lots of ideas for where to send your work!
August 1, 2016
In today’s guest post, Literary Mama reader Shemaiah Gonzalez shares the beauty of slowing down to enjoy summer with her children.
July 25, 2016
Interested in writing a profile for Literary Mama? Learn more about what we’re looking for from Christina Consolino, Literary Mama’s profiles editor.
July 25, 2016
In today’s guest post, Literary Mama reader talks about her writing voice, and how to keep it strong.
July 20, 2016
Looking for a little inspiration to keep those creative juices flowing this summer? We’d love to help you unlock the stories that are waiting to be told and hope you’ll take advantage of our writing prompts. We published more than 200 of them on our blog from 2010 to 2015 and have published a writing prompt to complement each Literary Reflections essay since 2007.
July 18, 2016
In today’s guest post, Literary Mama reader Melissa Hunter shares how her journey from young writer to mother brought her back to her most elusive writing project.
July 11, 2016
In today’s guest post, Literary Mama reader Ariel Bernstein discovers a new inspiration when she attends a SCBWI conference.
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.