Christina Katz takes a stay-at-home-mom and turns her into a dragon-slayer with all the tools to make a writing career not just feasible, but downright practical. My copy of this book is wrought with notes, dog-eared pages, and highlighted resources, earning it a place on my reference shelf. -- C. Hope Clark, author of The Shy Writer (Book Locker, 2004)
Like taking a writing class at your neighborhood playground--Writer Mama is a must-have resource that speaks to the specific challenges of the writing parent with advice from those with one eye on the monkey bars and another on their manuscript. -- Sharon Miller Cindrich, journalist, columnist, and author of E-Parenting: Keeping Up With Your Tech-Savvy Kids (Random House, 2007)
Sure to be a favorite among moms who need a little help sorting out the challenges of balancing family and career. Packed with practical advice in reader-friendly format. -- Jenna Glatzer, Make a Real Living as a Freelance Writer (Nomad Press, 2004)
What a find! Writer Mama is a must for any woman beginning a freelance career. A combination of inspiration and practical information, this book offers solid guidelines and tips on how to make a living writing while raising a family. -- Barbara DeMarco-Barrett, Pen On Fire: A Busy Woman's Guide to Igniting the Writer Within (Harcourt, 2004)
Writer Mama is a solid, sensible guide that is sure to help any woman who wants to pursue a professional writing career while raising her children. -- Eric Maisel, Creativity for Life (New World Library, 2007)
About the Author
Christina Katz is a freelance writer and mom based in Portland, Oregon. In September 2004, she was interviewed by Diane Sawyer on Good Morning America for her article "The Art of Making Time for Yourself." Sawyer hailed the article as one of the most popular articles on the Internet. As the editor/publisher of the 3-year-old subscriber-based Writers on the Rise e-newsletter, Christina is widely networked in the writer e-zine community, with editors of the largest subscriber-based e-zines.