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Writing Prompt Reader Response

Susan Rowe

Last month, we invited readers to share their responses to a writing prompt inspired by Josie Glausiusz’s essay, Ned the Noodle-Eating Knight and Other Tales. We asked readers to tell us about a favorite story that helps teach their children about the kind of people they hope they’ll be. Below is Catherine Gentry’s response.


After Page One

Blog Editor

In this week’s After Page One, Lorena Parker Matejowsky discusses the urgency of putting the words on the page.


After Page One

Blog Editor

In this week’s guest post, Candace Alnaji explains how writing can serve as a source of consolation.


Writing Prompt: Literary Reflections

Susan Rowe

For each issue of Literary Mama, Literary Reflections shares a writing prompt, inviting our readers to respond. Our editors provide feedback on the responses we receive, and we post our favorites on the blog.


Tips from the Editors: Reviews

Blog Editor

You’ve written it, but now it needs a home. How does a submission make the cut? In this series, the editors at Literary Mama offer their thoughts on the process. This month, Reviews editors Camille-Yvette Welsch and Jamie Sumner share with readers some insights into the pieces they love and the submissions they seek.


Writing Prompt Reader Response

Susan Rowe

Last month, we invited readers to share their responses to a writing prompt inspired by Julie Lehman’s essay, Ten Books. We asked readers to tell us about a favorite book that serves as a ritual for their family and what that ritual means to them.


After Page One

Blog Editor

In this week’s guest post, Rebecca Faye Smith Galli discovers how writing can heal.


Writing Prompt: Literary Reflections

Susan Rowe

Do you and your children have a favorite book that serves as a kind of ritual? This month’s writing prompt is inspired by Julie Lehman’s essay, Ten Books.


Tips from the Editors: Profiles

Blog Editor

You’ve written it, but now it needs a home. How does a submission make the cut? In this series, the editors at Literary Mama offer their thoughts on the process.


Writing Prompt: Literary Reflections

Susan Rowe

For each issue of Literary Mama, Literary Reflections shares a writing prompt, inviting our readers to respond. Our editors provide feedback on the responses we receive, and we post our favorites on the blog.