Today I’m guest blogging at The Urban Muse, Susan Johnston’s popular freelance writing blog. The subject is how to make life work as a writer and mom. Here’s a little taste:
I didn’t set out to be a freelance writer. It’s the compromise I made in order to do it all, be a writer and a mom. It’s made for a good life, and a good career. I’ve had to work hard to do both. How? Here are my 8 secrets for making life work as a writer and a mom:
Get organized. If there’s a golden rule of being a writer mom, it is this. Use whatever works for you. I’ve always been a list maker. I recently switched from paper lists to putting everything in Microsoft Outlook: Tasks manager is my friend. I mix work, family and personal to-dos, but I’ve mixed my work life and personal life for so long it doesn’t faze me.
You can read more at the Urban Muse here.