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Writer Mama: How to Raise a Writing Career Alongside Your Kids

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Children change your life, but they don't necessarily have to end your career

As a mom, you want to spend as much time with your children as possible. But you'd also like to make some money doing something you enjoy. How do you get the best of both worlds? Writer Mama by experienced freelancer Christina Katz tells you how. You can start a stay-at-home freelance writing career tailored to fit your family and lifestyle.

Writer Mama will answer all your questions about how to get started, in realistic, easy-to-follow steps. While conversational and easy-to-read, this book also does a lot of hard work for you. It gives you practical advice and exercises that help you get started in a matter of weeks. You'll get tips on how to:

    begin with the easiest routes to publication for moms

    network with other writer mamas, editors, and agents

    write cover letters and queries

    choose your own writing specialty

    create a web presence

    set up a home office

    make time for yourself, your kids, and your writing

You'll love the short chapters, sidebars, and exercises that let you get the information you need in small doses that fit into your busy schedule. Plus this book was written to grow with you. Once you master the skills of being an article writer, it teaches you how to pitch a nonfiction book idea and explore other areas of writing.

So if you want to get started writing for publication, let writer mama Christina Katz help. If she and countless other moms can do it, so can you

Synopsis:

First writing how-to book geared toward momsQuirky design — unlike other freelance writing books (which are gray, businesslike, and boring), Writer Mama is sassy, fun and the perfect size for slipping into a purse or diaper bagThis book gives stay-at-home moms the encouragement and advice they need to create a successful writing career while raising their children. It covers everything from getting started and finding ideas to actually finding time to do the work. With advice on how to network and form a business and also instruction on crafting fiction, nonfiction and children's writing, this book covers everything a writer mama needs to succeed at her second job.First writing how-to book geared toward momsQuirky design — unlike other freelance writing books (which are gray, businesslike, and boring), Writer Mama is sassy, fun and the perfect size for slipping into a purse or diaper bagThis book gives stay-at-home moms the encouragement and advice they need to create a successful writing career while raising their children. It covers everything from getting started and finding ideas to actually finding time to do the work. With advice on how to network and form a business and also instruction on crafting fiction, nonfiction and children's writing, this book covers everything a writer mama needs to succeed at her second job.

Synopsis:

Offering stay-at-home moms the encouragement and advice they need to create a successful writing career while raising their children, this guide covers everything from getting started and finding ideas to actually finding time to do the work.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781582974415
Author:
Katz, Christina
Publisher:
Writer's Digest Books
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - General
Subject:
Parenting - Motherhood
Subject:
Vocational Guidance
Subject:
Authorship
Subject:
Authorship -- Vocational guidance.
Subject:
Reference/Writing
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20070331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
296
Dimensions:
7.04x6.04x.90 in. .76 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , First writing how-to book geared toward momsQuirky design — unlike other freelance writing books (which are gray, businesslike, and boring), Writer Mama is sassy, fun and the perfect size for slipping into a purse or diaper bagThis book gives stay-at-home moms the encouragement and advice they need to create a successful writing career while raising their children. It covers everything from getting started and finding ideas to actually finding time to do the work. With advice on how to network and form a business and also instruction on crafting fiction, nonfiction and children's writing, this book covers everything a writer mama needs to succeed at her second job.First writing how-to book geared toward momsQuirky design — unlike other freelance writing books (which are gray, businesslike, and boring), Writer Mama is sassy, fun and the perfect size for slipping into a purse or diaper bagThis book gives stay-at-home moms the encouragement and advice they need to create a successful writing career while raising their children. It covers everything from getting started and finding ideas to actually finding time to do the work. With advice on how to network and form a business and also instruction on crafting fiction, nonfiction and children's writing, this book covers everything a writer mama needs to succeed at her second job.
"Synopsis" by , Offering stay-at-home moms the encouragement and advice they need to create a successful writing career while raising their children, this guide covers everything from getting started and finding ideas to actually finding time to do the work.
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