This close to Halloween, I'm thrilled to be hosting my good friend Jennifer Walkup, author of SECOND VERSE, on Tartitude. The topic? Finding time to write when you have a dozen roles with a million expectations.
The words of Mary Pratt's adviser and the reason I had to write this blog post: "You know that if two artists are married, only one is going to be successful. And in your family, it’s going to be [your husband]. So why don’t you just understand that and look after the house and the kids?"
If you ask writers to name a book they hate, odds are they'll point to the mega-bestseller Fifty Shades of Grey. Are you one of them? Then you might want to read this post by Donald Maass and Lisa Cron, exploring the elements of its secret sauce.