Literary Mama writing about the many faces of motherhood
Writing Prompt: Motherwriter

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In this month's essay, Motherwriter, Barbara G.S. Hagerty writes about the conflict between her passion as a writer and her role as a mother. She describes her two roles as separate entities existing in parallel domains.

How did the role of motherhood offer a fertile ground in which you could resolve inner conflicts? How did raising children help you to grow as an adult?


Merle Huerta, an army chaplain’s wife, is the mother of a blended family of thirteen children. During her husband’s combat deployments, she co-authored articles appearing in the Jerusalem Post and National Review. She has a Master�s from Columbia University in Instructional Media and Technology and a Certificate in Nonfiction from The Writers Institute at CUNY. She lives at the U.S. Military Academy in New York. “Tuesday Mornings” is her first solo publication.


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