Planning a Writing Trip with your Kids, Plus a Free Printable

Ten Days Until a Pretty Exciting Announcement. This is probably the hardest thing for a writing parent. I face it all the time. You want to go out of the house to write, and drink coffee you didn’t make. You envy those writers who can just head off to the library, or small restaurant, orContinue reading “Planning a Writing Trip with your Kids, Plus a Free Printable”

Keeping Your Children Out of the Spotlight

I’ve been doing Paper Beats World for about ten months now.  I’ve learned so much, and met so many awesome people.  You’ve probably learned a lot about me, too, because I am really fast to share my business.  It makes sense for me to talk about my life, since I’m writing a blog about beingContinue reading “Keeping Your Children Out of the Spotlight”

Writing Prompt Saturday, When My Children are Older

I think we all spend more time then we should, dreaming of what our children will be when they grow up. Honestly, the only thing on that list should be ‘happy’. But we all dream. Today, write a list of all the things you want for your kids when they are grown. Not what youContinue reading “Writing Prompt Saturday, When My Children are Older”

Writing Activities to do With Your Kids

I am a writer.  I love writing, and it’s my job so that’s a pretty good thing.  I have always loved writing.  I remember being in fifth grade, and being the only kid in class even a little bit happy when the teacher assigned us a writing project. One of my daughters feels the sameContinue reading “Writing Activities to do With Your Kids”

Plans for June 2015

Welcome to June on Paper Beats World. And this month? It’s going to be awesome. Because we are going to be talking about one of my favorite topics. Balancing Writing With Being A Parent. As I might have mentioned about a thousand times, I have two beautiful daughters. And after eleven years of fitting writingContinue reading “Plans for June 2015”