12 episodes

A conversational writing podcast where two authors discuss writing/publishing and frequently go off-topic.

Your Mom Writes Book‪s‬ Charlie N Holmberg and Caitlyn McFarland

    • Books
    • 4.9 • 21 Ratings

A conversational writing podcast where two authors discuss writing/publishing and frequently go off-topic.

    Your Mom Writes Series (and Standalones)

    Your Mom Writes Series (and Standalones)

    Charlie and Caitlyn talk about standalones vs. series: the difference between writing them, how to plot them, and what to do if your publisher wants you to fit your story into more or fewer books.

    • 55 min
    Your Mom Queries

    Your Mom Queries

    Charlie and Caitlyn discuss querying! Hear a detailed overview of the entire querying process, learn how to write and format a query, and listen to us read the actual query letters that got us an agent.Links to a few of the resources we discuss:Facebook...

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Your Mom Has Questions (Part 2)

    Your Mom Has Questions (Part 2)

    Charlie and Caitlyn answer more of your questions about writers on social media, working with publishers, and the writing process.

    • 39 min
    Your Mom Has a Spark

    Your Mom Has a Spark

    Charlie and Caitlyn explore the idea of creative sparks. Big ones, small ones, what they do for our writing, and what they did when theirs burned out.

    • 54 min
    Your Mom Writes Immersive Settings

    Your Mom Writes Immersive Settings

    Charlie and Caitlyn discuss how they write immersive settings! Learn how you can use setting to develop character, suck your readers into the action, and enhance your story's emotion.Also, we’re on Facebook and Instagram now! Facebook page: Your Mom...

    • 39 min
    Your Mom Knows about the Intersection of Plot and Character Arc

    Your Mom Knows about the Intersection of Plot and Character Arc

    Charlie and Caitlyn talk about the interconnectedness of plot and character arc and how you can use them together to create more organic, emotional, satisfying stories.

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

El Capitan 605 ,

Author Version of Feng Shui

I thoroughly enjoyed listening to two great authors give solid advice and examples to the many questions new or emerging authors have themselves. Going to be diving in and binging now.

HilleyMae ,

Personality and Writing Advice Rolled Into One

A quirky, fun podcast about writing that provides valuable insight and gobs of personality. I love how Your Mom Writes Books combines humor with teaching the basics of writing.

kathycowley ,

Excellent insights into writing and publishing

As a newly published author, I am loving the insights from these two amazing writers. Great writing podcast to listen to, whether you're a beginning writer or a pro. (Also, I love the humor.)

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