Conquer distance learning and get back to work

Being held captive at home with kids 24/7 is no joke when you are also trying to finish a creative writing project. We have many ways to help out–our accountability meetups seem to work for most people (just having a supportive community to talk through your specific situation is a huge step in the right […]

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The post-hurricane blog

Remember that old thing you learned in English class about the “types of literary conflict” where one was Man vs. Nature? Yeah. We’re losing that one. I suppose you’ve heard by now that the November 13th Pen Parentis Literary Salon was canceled. Our lovely host, the Andaz Wall Street, is not yet open for business […]

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Can you transition well?

Transitions.  I can’t do them. How the heck do successful writers who are parents manage to transition from working on their novel to being the person who has to pick up the kid at school on time? Here’s the scenario: I’m hard at work on a section that has been impossible, a scene in which […]

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