Tender investigation of the effects of motherhood on a creative writer… Anne Margaret – I kind of know how you feel, but, not being a mother (to a full-term human being) myself, I must put my hand up and admit that the lead female character of my current WIP will be having severe difficulties in keeping her children for one reason or another.
Life experience is a core resource for writers – I’m glad you have this to draw so positively on. And thanks for keeping young November and Carlos safe! 😀
I am pleased to welcome a very special guest today… RRBC’s “SPOTLIGHT” Author, A.M. Manay! This lady, Anne Margaret, is a super supportive member of our book club. She’s always eager to host others and shower them with support. She is so deserving of this hot seat and I do hope you’ll help me promote/support/celebrate this amazing author.
So, as always, please enjoy………
“The Mommy Novelist” by A.M. Manay
One of my primary roles in life is being mother to a 6-year-old boy. Parenthood changes a person. In my case, that parenthood was also particularly hard-won. We adopted our son as a newborn after battling infertility. I am especially grateful for my child and acutely conscious of my good fortune. I suspect strongly that my mommyhood has influenced me both as a reader and as a writer, and it certainly served as the “push” to get me…
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