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A podcast about writing and parenting brought to you by Annie Hartnett, Tessa Fontaine, and Ellen O'Connell Whittet, all writers and mothers of young children. Formerly known as the Here to Save You podcast. We're so glad you're here.

Good Moms on Paper Annie Hartnett, Tessa Fontaine & Ellen O'Connell Whittet

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 25 Ratings

A podcast about writing and parenting brought to you by Annie Hartnett, Tessa Fontaine, and Ellen O'Connell Whittet, all writers and mothers of young children. Formerly known as the Here to Save You podcast. We're so glad you're here.

    Ellen and Annie reunite to shoot the s&^%

    Ellen and Annie reunite to shoot the s&^%

    Ellen and Annie reunite after many months and we talk about the cutest baby and Ellen reveals a secret we've kept from listeners. We talk disciplining children, and why Drew isn't starting a home daycare any time soon. We love you, you're doing a good job. xxAnnie Ellen and Tessa

    • 38 min
    FREE* upcoming novel/memoir classes & How to write with a newborn

    FREE* upcoming novel/memoir classes & How to write with a newborn

    We're back! Hoping to start more regular programming... For free admission to the Novel & Memoir classes, preorder Tessa's novel The Red Grove from any bookstore and email receipt to goodmomsonpaper@gmail.comNovel Class, April 23 at 8 pm est on zoom Memoir class, April 30 at 8 pm est on zoom One place to preorder: https://riffraffpvd.com/the-red-grove-a-novel/Also mentioned: Lucas Mann's Attachments and Clare Beams's The Garden Speechify code: https://share.speechify.com/mzuRNGP

    • 58 min
    Good Moms with LUCAS MANN, quadruple threat: author, bookstore owner, professor, dad

    Good Moms with LUCAS MANN, quadruple threat: author, bookstore owner, professor, dad

    Annie and Tessa got to hang with Lucas Mann, the author of the forthcoming essay collection ATTACHMENTS (May, 2024) and the new co-owner of the bookstore/bar Riff Raff in Providence with his wife, Ottavia De Luca. He is also the author of Captive Audience: On Love and Reality Television, Lord Fear: A Memoir, and Class A: Baseball in the Middle of Everywhere. Here is Lucas's website: https://www.lucasmann.com/His bookstore: https://riffraffpvd.com/No preorder link for Attachments as of No...

    • 1 hr
    Season 3! Tessa and Annie talk traveling with a toddler, THE RED GROVE, and getting YOUR NAME tattooed

    Season 3! Tessa and Annie talk traveling with a toddler, THE RED GROVE, and getting YOUR NAME tattooed

    We're back! We missed you! In this casual return episode, we talked about Tessa's great adventures spending a few months in Portugal with a toddler, about Tessa's upcoming book THE RED GROVE (preorder now!), about our writing contracts and our accountability group -- and new website!!! Oh, and Annie cries at the end. The Red Grove preorder! New website: https://www.accountabilityworkshops.com/

    • 53 min
    Sara Peterson, author of MOMFLUENCED: Inside the Maddening, Picture-Perfect World of Mommy Influencer Culture

    Sara Peterson, author of MOMFLUENCED: Inside the Maddening, Picture-Perfect World of Mommy Influencer Culture

    Ellen & Annie got to talk with Sara Peterson, author of Momfluenced: Inside the Maddening, Picture-Perfect World of Mommy Influencer Culture. We have been waiting for this episode and Sara didn't disappoint! About her work, Sara says: "I want to understand why our culture idealizes motherhood (online and off) but fails again and again to give moms what they need to thrive (like universal preschool, paid family leave, subsidized childcare)." Buy Momfluenced hereSubscribe to Sara's newslett...

    • 57 min
    Yael Goldstein-Love, author of The Possibilities, on writing as Meaning Making

    Yael Goldstein-Love, author of The Possibilities, on writing as Meaning Making

    Tessa and Annie got the chance to talk to Yael Goldstein-Love, author of The Possibilities, about postpartum anxiety and writing as a meaning making practice. Yael is on tour now -- try to see her! Buy The Possibilities herexx The Good Moms

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

Sophlikes ,

Love

I love listening in on these chats, and I am continually amazed with how articulate Ellen, Annie, and Tessa are! I’m a writer and parent too and I’m so glad this podcast exists.

Seatteite ,

Loved the rapport and Honesty!

Just listened to your podcast and really enjoyed it. I loved the honesty and the rapport between you two. Very refreshing. I was thinking you could also say Hear to save you. Looking forward to hearing the next one.

Chuchaba ,

Love this show

So funny!

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