Speaking with: Kate Lawler, Executive Editor, Ladies’ Home Journal

(from the archives: originally interviewed and published while on assignment for Writer’s Market on December 2, 2008) Kate Lawler, Executive Editor of Ladies’ Home Journal, is still giving the same advice to beginning writers that I received a decade ago from an editor who took me under his wing: start local and use that experienceContinue reading “Speaking with: Kate Lawler, Executive Editor, Ladies’ Home Journal”

Speaking With: Allison Winn Scotch

As I begin porting posts from my old website, I’ll be sharing a few of the more popular ones here. Below is an interview with Best-Selling Author, Allison Winn Scotch, which I conducted on assignment for Writer’s Market. Originally published December 6, 2008. Allison Winn Scotch, the New York Times Best-selling author of Time ofContinue reading “Speaking With: Allison Winn Scotch”

Speaking With: Molly Friedrich, Literary Agent, NYC

I recently received a private message on my Facebook page asking about an interview I’d conducted with NYC literary agent Molly Friedrich for an assignment with Writer’s Market. Here is the original blog post about that interview. Originally published November 22, 2008 When Molly Friedrich, a respected power-house literary agent, calls me in the lateContinue reading “Speaking With: Molly Friedrich, Literary Agent, NYC”

Writer’s Market

When I first decided to test the waters as a freelance writer, I was an exhausted mother with two elementary-aged kids and a very sick newborn. I was battling post-partum depression, stuck in the house every day and needed an escape. I couldn’t use either of my two majors in college – elementary special educationContinue reading “Writer’s Market”