Guest Posts

WordMothers welcomes guest posts from women writers. Posts should average 1000 words and speak to one aspect of an author’s experience, with a view to offering value to others working in the industry.

Interested? Please contact me here.


— Nicole Melanson

Nicole Melanson - Writer, Poet, Editor of WordMothers

Bartow, Karina – If Books Could Talk: The Benefits of Dialogue

Bordetsky-Williams, L. – What to Do When You’re Struggling to Finish a Manuscript

Blunt, Ashley Kalagian – Getting the Most from Writers’ Groups

Carrington, Lorena – What Every Writer Needs to Know about Working with an Illustrator

Czarnecki, Kristin – How Research Can Enhance Your Writing

Daines, Amber – How to Make the Most of Podcast Opportunities

Fitzpatrick, Claire – Horror: How Women Writers are Sticking It to the World

Foroutan, Parnaz – Writing in a Time of Uncertainties

Gibson, Jodi – What Does It Take to Be an Indie Author?

Gupta, Shruti Hajirnis – Mahabharatee: A Feminist Perspective on Mahabharata

LaGreca, Gen – Adapting a Novel for Stage

Leal, Suzanne – What’s It Like to Launch a Book during a Pandemic?

Lynch, Eve – 4 Simple Steps to Kindle Direct Publishing Success

Murdoch, Kate – From Private Artist to Public Author: A New Writer’s Guide to Handling Publicity

Nicholson, Renée K. – Bits of Flying: Rendering Movement in Writing

O’Hagan, Denise – Finding Objectivity in a Personal Editor-Author Relationship

Rundell, Katherine – Top Techniques for Editing Your Own Book

Sappenfield, Heather Mateus – How Flexibility Can Help You Find the Best Publisher for Your Book

Selbo, Jule – Female vs. Male Investigators: Does Gender Matter?

Tidball, Debra – How to Develop a Writing Community: A Tale of 2 Launches

Voorsanger, Wendy – A Sensitivity Reader Censored My Novel

Wilkie, Nancy Joie – How a Writers’ Association Led Me to My Hybrid Publisher

Zelda, Hayley – 7 Tips on How to Become a Great Fanfiction Writer