Especially for Journalists / CNF writers about parenthood

As you know Pen Parentis encourages all writers who have kids to stay on creative track – which means to finish the fantastic projects that were started before you had kids! But what about those of you who came to writing specifically BECAUSE of your kids? Or those who write essays and creative nonfiction based […]

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Our three newest meetups SEEK NEW MEMBERS

SIGN UP NOW for our newest ACCOUNTABILITY groups in TWO WAYS: join as a title member — this starts at $10/month and your accountability group is INCLUDED. join by paying for the 12 week session, $99 for the session, no new members on this plan after the first three weeks. Meet people who care deeply […]

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Feeling trapped??

We just edited and released our two wonderful interviews with Dr. Michelle Tichy, Educational Psychologist and expert at whole-family mental health and productivity–she has been working with homeschooled kids and productivity and social justice matters for many, many years and founded the HOEP Initiative to help parents who work find a holistic means to productivity […]

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Read 2020’s winning story!

We are thrilled to present “The Cats” by the 2020-2021 Pen Parentis Writing Fellow, Dawn Ryan. Dawn’s story was first published as the cover story in print in the gorgeous Issue 7 of Dreamers Creative Writing Magazine available here. Dreamers Creative Writing has just made the story available online. Please read and share widely! Dawn’s […]

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From Northern Jersey

2020 is the decade of the writing parent! We are thrilled to announce two new accountability meetups that will begin in 2020 to help writers raising kids stay on creative track! As always, all genres and types of writing projects are welcome, so whether you’re working on a screenplay or a memoir based on your […]

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Summer Writer-Parent Meet-ups

NOTE (added 9/24/18): THIS SERIES WAS SO SUCCESSFUL WE HAVE CONTINUED IT THROUGH THE FALL/WINTER. PLEASE READ FOR DETAILS, ALL IS WORKING GREAT! SIGN UP THROUGH MEETUP OR ON FACEBOOK “BEHIND CLOSED DOORS” We are hosting a series of casual meet-ups for people with kids who are serious about their writing careers. The first one […]

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