Writer Mom Life Resources

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Disclosure: some of the links below are affiliate links, which means, at no cost to you, we may earn a commission on anything you purchase. 

10 more reasons to check your Facebook every two minutes…

  1. Our Writer Mom Life FB group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/978873795588257/
  2. A daily word sprinting group, Motivated Pigeons (we mostly use FB chat feature, but if anyone wants to join, join the group and we can add you to the chat!): https://www.facebook.com/groups/1659741007664425/
  3. Are you an LGBT author or do you write LGBT books? You NEED to join Queer Sci Fi: https://www.facebook.com/groups/qsfdiscussions/
  4. Sterling and Stone’s Smarter Artist group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/smarterartist/
  5. Jaime Raintree’s the Motivated Writer: https://www.facebook.com/groups/powerwritinghour/
  6. 20Booksto50k, full of successful indie authors: https://www.facebook.com/groups/781495321956934/
  7. Bryan Cohen’s Selling for Authors (very helpful for feedback on book description, blurbs, etc): https://www.facebook.com/groups/509197505915958/
  8. Katie Cross’ Indie Author Life group (not exclusive to parents, but there are a lot of them!) https://www.facebook.com/groups/indieauthorlife
  9. 10 Minute Novelists (great for writing motivation and craft questions!) https://www.facebook.com/groups/10MinNovelists/
  10. An Alliance of Young Adult Authors (Feedback Fridays and Tuesday Teamups are awesome for well, feedback and teaming up for promos) https://www.facebook.com/groups/YAauthoralliance/

Here are the resources we love and use all the time. Are they the only ones? Of course not! Depending on your focus, you’ll discover those that speak to you and those that make no sense right now. Bookmark your favorites, and keep trying new ones from time to time to make sure you have everything you need for your self-publishing journey.

Kindlepreneur (Dave Chesson)

Nick Stephenson’s “Your First 10k Readers” – start with his free webinar (with our affiliate link)

The Creative Penn (Joanna Penn)

CreativIndie (Derek Murphy)

Smart Marketing For Authors (Chris Symes)


As a podcast, we absolutely love listening to other podcasts. These resources mainly focus on self-publishing and writing (since that’s what WML does, too!), but we also included a few great ones for moms/mompreneurs and other more general marketing podcasts that are very inspiring. Let us know if your favorite is missing!


Write Now – Sarah Werner has interviews and inspiration for aspiring writers

Mom Writes – Writer Moms Abby and Melanie talk writing with their coach

The Creative Penn – Joanna Penn interviews self-published authors and others in the writing sphere

First Draught Writing – A group of indie romance writers discuss different writing and marketing topics

Book Publishing Made Easy – Demystifying the indie publishing process, interviews and advice

Brilliant Business Moms – Interviews with mom entrepreneurs

Create If Writing – Marketing advice that doesn’t feel “icky”

Amy Porterfield – Online marketing strategies

The Worried Writer – “Creative writing for the timid” (writer interviews and tips)

How Do You Write – Short interviews with writers on their processes with tips, tricks, and inspiration

The Goal Digger Podcast – Social Media and marketing for creative businesses (she’s a photographer)

So You Want To Be A Writer – Two Australian writers who also interview guests

Writing Excuses – A short show with multiple hosts talking about writing exercises, ideas, and inspirations

Self-Publising Formula – Mark Dawson’s podcast featuring interviews with self-published authors

The Portfolio Life – Jeff Goins’ podcast on living a creative life



Coming soon! (Send us your favorites! contact@writermomlife.com)

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