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Meghan Ward

I'm a freelance writer and book editor represented by Andy Ross of the Andy Ross Literary Agency. You can read an excerpt of my memoir, Paris On Less Than $10,000 A Day, and visit my website for more info about me.



Back up!

Every couple of months, I get an e-mail from a friend who lost a bunch of files because he/she hadn’t been backing up regularly. I started backing up after the Sex in the City episode in which Carrie gets the sad Mac face and loses all her files. On the show, she bought a Zip […]

What you resist, persists.

This is a favorite quote from professional coach Martha Borst, with whom I took a workshop at the Grotto a couple of years back. Her workshops aren’t cheap, but they’re well worth it, and if you don’t want to spend the money, you can buy her workshop in a book on Amazon. A few things […]

A Room of One’s Own

In her 1929 essay titled “A Room of One’s Own,” Virginia Woolf wrote, “A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.” Today that’s true for both men and women, unless you’re like my husband, and you can shut out all distractions and work on your laptop […]

Why Another Blog

I’m not new to blogging. I’ve had a WordPress blog since 2005, prompted by an incident that took place at my local Starbucks that I’ll discuss in a subsequent post titled, “A Room of One’s Own.” But my blog is one of those where I write about my pregnancies and kids, and only my friends […]

Under Construction

This is my temporary blog while my “real” one is under construction. As you can see, my website hasn’t been updated since 2006! I dream of learning HTML, Dreamweaver and other wonderful web designing tools, but having given birth to two children and a memoir in the past two years, the best I could do […]