Joining the Ranks of Writing Moms Everywhere

My favorite “used-to-be-from-Michigan author” introduces her OTHER latest novel. 😉

Jen McConnel

The past few months have (and haven’t) changed a lot of things for me. In the nine months leading up to the birth of my daughter, I was possessed with a frantic urge to get everything done, and I’m not just talking general nesting; I had no idea what life would look like once she was born, and so I wanted to make sure I had met all my professional commitments before going into labor. I took five books through an intense editorial process, getting them all ready for scheduled releases in the months following her birth, and I worked my way through two more intense course of my MFA. In the back of my mind, I think I thought that if I could overdo it before becoming a mom, I could hold onto my sanity in the initial weeks if I didn’t have the time or the brain capacity…

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