Today we welcome Karen Cushman to Cynsations. She is the author of Newbery Medal winner The Midwife’s Apprentice (Clarion, 1995), the Newbery Honor book Catherine Called Birdy (Clarion, 1994) among many other prize-winning historical fiction novels. Today Karen will talk to us about her newest book,
There are craft books on writing and parenting books galore, but nothing on how to be a “Writer Mama.”
I’ve watched many friends make the transition, somehow blurry-eyed making it to the page in between breast feeding and diaper changes.
I’ve witnessed my friends with kids in elementary school put in longer hours, Continue Reading Guest Post: Bethany Hegedus on Writer Mama Survival Guide »
For some people, starting a new novel is like that scene in “The Sound Of Music,” where Maria’s tra-la-la-ing on a mountaintop, arms spread out, spinning in delirious joy.
If you’re like me, though, that blank white page isn’t cause for bursting into song.
Bursting into tears,