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Are you a writing mom with too much on your plate? Do you struggle to cram your writing time in between nap times and carpool? Discover the powerful secrets of two best-selling authors in the informative how-to book, The Busy Moms Guide To Writing (A Busy Moms Guide Book 1) by Angela Castillo and Jamie Foley. Writing as a profession can sometimes be a daunting career at the start, but as a mom, it can sometimes feel downright impossible. Learn from seasoned professionals how to manage your time, write smarter not harder, and even contact a literary agent or publisher. With tips on how to handle your home/writing life, and a special message on flexibility and health, this book is a must-read for any mother that has chosen to heed her artistic call and become a serious writer. With end-of-chapter questionnaires to help you maintain a steady focus, this book is sure to help you discover who you are and where as a writer you want to go from here. What are you waiting for? Take control of your life and write a new, more balanced chapter!
After reading every book I can on writing, I finally found a book that has it all! Glean from the experience of two mothers that chose a career in writing in the fantastic book, The Busy Moms Guide To Writing (A Busy Moms Guide Book 1) by Angela Castillo and Jamie Foley. Angela and Jamie may write different genres, but as writing mothers, they have a lot in common. As a writing mother, I understand the struggle of the writing/mommy balance that seems to be constantly changing and challenging me to become more flexible. At times it feels like I am doing too much. I was in such a place while I read this book. By the end, I had regained my sense of purpose and hope. Not only is the book eye-opening, but it is also full of encouragement and practical steps to get you on the right track in your writing career. Knowing where your destination lies is half the battle. Once you have a solid plan, implementing it only takes a fraction of the time it used to. This gives us stressed, overwhelmed, if passionate writers hope. If you are an overwhelmed mother desperate to write but not great at managing your time, then this is the book for you!