Here you'll find current musings, as well as the archives from two blogs of yesteryear: YoungMarriedMom and What I Learned While Writing a Novel. Please comment and share. We love well when we are in conversation with one another. 


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What a Writer Needs: Patience

As important as it is for a writer to sit herself down regularly and just write, there is something to be said for a patient attitude.   On the micro level, a writer needs to give her brain the time and space it needs to work out plot logistics, character motivations, and meaningful settings—especially when […]

September 3, 2013

What I Learned While Writing a Novel, Writing

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Dear Henry VI

Dear Henry,   All of a sudden, it got cold here in Brooklyn. Our shorts have been packed away for a while, but now we have broken out our winter coats, hats, scarves, and gloves.   Last time it was this cold, I was pregnant with your brother Ethan. I tried to get out every […]

November 8, 2012

Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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The Frustration of Loving to Write

Every hobby, outlet, vocation, et cetera has its joys and its trials. Though I’m not sure which of those categories writing fits into for me, it certainly has its ups and downs.   Part of why I write this blog, why I am writing a novel (or two), why I write in a freelance capacity […]

September 19, 2012

Faith, Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Young Married Mom

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