Tag Archives: motherhood

Pregnancy and the Writer’s Brain

Many authors talk about novel-writing as being pregnant with a story or birthing a world. It’s all grand and metaphoric. And then there are those who are actually pregnant while writing a novel. We turn into a bundle of hormones … Continue reading

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Author Interview: Shasta Kearns Moore on Writing a Novella, Her Newspaper Training and Blogging about Her Twin Sons

It’s my pleasure to welcome the amazing Shasta Kearns Moore to Seven Questions today. She’s a journalist and blogger, and she recently completed her first novella, A TWIST OF FATE. I met Shasta back when she was the always-on-the-go editor … Continue reading

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Creativity and Motherhood

Often when I’m working on a project, my 3-year-old interrupts. This results in haphazardly finished sentences, dropped stitches and lost thoughts. I’m trying to embrace this interference, though, thanks to a sun-filled afternoon here in Oregon. As I was taking … Continue reading

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