The Consulting Writer

aka The Frazzled Mom

It’s the best of times; it’s the worst of times.

What are your writer highs (the good times)? And what are your writer lows (the crappy times)? The highs? Definitely when on a role. When the inspiration strikes and you … Continue reading

May 4, 2022 · 3 Comments

Have you ever been conflicted about writing a story or adding a scene to a story? How did you decide to write it or not?

Is there someone who supported or influenced you that perhaps isn’t around anymore? Anyone you Have you ever been conflicted about writing a story or adding a scene to a … Continue reading

March 2, 2022 · 6 Comments

Is there someone who supported or influenced you that perhaps isn’t around anymore?

Is there someone who supported or influenced you that perhaps isn’t around anymore? Anyone you miss? My biggest supporter, aside from my husband, is my longtime friend. And thankfully she’s … Continue reading

February 2, 2022 · 3 Comments

What’s the one thing about your writing career you regret the most?

What’s the one thing about your writing career you regret the most? Were you able to overcome it? I still think the book I published was longer than it needed … Continue reading

January 5, 2022 · 2 Comments

In your writing, what stresses or delights you?

In your writing, what stresses you the most? What delights you? Sorry for the lateness of this post. It’s been a trying few weeks. Between caring for 3 week old … Continue reading

December 1, 2021 · 4 Comments

What’s harder to do, coming up with your book title or writing the blurb?

What’s harder to do, coming up with your book title or writing the blurb? Definitely the blurb. The only issue I might have with titles for my book would be … Continue reading

November 3, 2021 · 2 Comments

In your writing, where do you draw the line, with either topics or language?

In your writing, where do you draw the line, with either topics or language? This is an interesting and yet complicated topic. Some would argue that language (i.e. foul language) … Continue reading

October 6, 2021 · 4 Comments

How do you define success as a writer?

How do you define success as a writer? Is it holding your book in your hand? Having a short story published? Making a certain amount of income from your writing? … Continue reading

September 1, 2021 · 4 Comments

What is your favorite writing craft book? Wait…just ONE?!

What is your favorite writing craft book? Just one?! Recently, I’ve come across three writing craft books that I’ve found helpful. Writing Tips: A Creative and Practical Guide to Improving … Continue reading

August 4, 2021 · 7 Comments

How long do you shelve your first draft?

For how long do you shelve your first draft, before reading it and re-drafting? On my first novel? Maybe a few months to a year. I had more time on … Continue reading

June 2, 2021 · 5 Comments
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