Time Keeping Apps, Residencies, & Resources for Parent Writers

Courtesy of Pen Parentis & One Lit Place

Click this link for your FREE DOWNLOAD: Pen Parentis Writer Parent Resources

 

(Plus a little humour for parent writers applying for grants from McSweeneys)

Time Management Tools:

https://timer.onlineclock.net/

http://e.ggtimer.com/

https://freedom.to/

https://www.focusboosterapp.com/

https://www.toggl.com/

https://www.rescuetime.com/

http://todo.ly/

https://www.onelitplace.com/dangerous-writing-app/

Residencies:

Pen Parentis Searchable Parent Residency Database

This comprehensive list by the Sustainable Arts Foundation shows all of the 2018 U.S. granting residencies for writers with children

The Center for Parenting Artists lists U.S. family-friendly artists residencies and grants

This list is a compilation of Canadian writing residencies, many of which come with stipends that may be used for childcare

Self-residency (kit & resources) as conceived by artist-mother Lenka Clayton

Writing/Parenting Articles:

“Life-Work Balance: the Beauty of Fragile Stability,” by M.M. DeVoe

https://www.vqronline.org/spring-2013-business-literature/choice-and-challenge-being-writer-parent?fbclid=IwAR16WxxpSi2fFgGUchKFWn1d0IHHXVLPjvw-bbhxU0RXlbGcT3pvPkRM04Q

https://www.buzzfeed.com/rumaan/a-writer-and-a-father

https://www.onelitplace.com/writing-motherhood/

Time Management Articles:

https://michellerafter.com/2014/05/01/best-time-management-tips-for-writers/

https://www.makealivingwriting.com/8-keys-to-writing-success-for-multitasking-moms/

http://www.freelancewritingriches.com/time-management-for-writers/

https://www.scripted.com/writing/making-time-writing

https://www.tckpublishing.com/time-management-for-writers/

https://www.copyblogger.com/time-management-writing/

 

Books:

Book and Baby: The Complete Guide to Managing Chaos and Becoming a Wildly Successful Writer Parent, M.M. DeVoe

https://www.amazon.com/Time-Management-Writers-Finding-Write-ebook/dp/B009YRM6BQ

https://www.amazon.com/Shock-Clock-Management-Creatives-Excellence-ebook/dp/B0181RKKTO/

https://www.amazon.com/Time-Management-Writers-faster-prolific-ebook/dp/B01950TAO2

https://www.amazon.com/Overwhelmed-Writer-Rescue-Productivity-Management/dp/0999099108