Three Cheers For Our 2008 Contributors: “The Writer Mama” Line-up!


Publisher & Editor: Christina Katz
“Invest & Prosper”

Christina Katz, author of Writer Mama, How to Raise a Writing Career Alongside Your Kids, is working on her second book for Writer’s Digest Books, Get Known Before the Book Deal. She has also written over two hundred articles for magazines, newspapers, and online publications and has appeared on Good Morning America. Christina is a popular writing instructor who has taught hundreds of writers over the past seven years. She blogs daily at The Writer Mama Riffs and is publisher and editor of two zines, Writers on the Rise and The Writer Mama. More at

Amy MercerAssistant Editor: Amy Mercer
“Self Care for Mom Writers”
Amy S. Mercer is a freelance writer living in Charleston, SC with her husband and two sons. Her writing has been published in skirt! Magazine, Literary Mama, Diabetes Forecast and A Cup of Comfort for Writers. Amy is Blog Editor for Literary Mama and Associate editor for The Writer Mama Zine. More at Dreaming About Water.


Abigail GreenAbigail Green
“Crib Notes”
Abigail Green is a freelance writer in Baltimore. Over the past 10 years, she has written for national, regional and online publications including AOL, AAA World, Bride’s, Baltimore Magazine, Cooking Light and Health. Her latest project is raising her first child, which she chronicles in her blog Diary of a New Mom

Jennifer ApplinJen Applin
“The Write Attitude”
Jennifer Applin is a freelance writer living in Ohio with her husband and four young children. She is a regular contributor to and writes for many regional publications. She spends her days cooking, cleaning and caring for little ones, and her nights writing about pregnancy, parenting, and the quest for peace (as in peace and quiet). You can also find her at Managing the MotherLoad.

Mary AndonianMary Andonian
“Write Like a Pro”
Mary Andonian is the agents and editors coordinator for the Willamette Writers Conference, one of the largest writers’ conferences in the United States. In past years, she was Co-chair and Program Coordinator. She just completed her second book, Bitsy’s Labyrinth. Contact Mary at maryandonianwwconference AT

Megan Pincus Kajitani Megan Pincus Kajitani
“Being Enough”
Megan Pincus Kajitani is a California-based writer mama and recovering overachiever who blogs at Having Enough (In a “Have-It-All” World).

To sign up for the 2009 The Writer Mama e-zine, click on the envelope glyph in the upper right-hand corner. You can also sign up for Writers on the Rise, the Get Known Groove and the Northwest Author Series, if you like!


1 Response to “Three Cheers For Our 2008 Contributors: “The Writer Mama” Line-up!”

  1. 1 writerinspired December 8, 2008 at 1:40 pm

    Thank you to all contributors! Each of you offer insightful and inspiring messages each month, hitting this writer mom right in the heart (and head!)

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