Love, Me with Jessica Saunders

16 Jan 2024 • 27 min • EN
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In this episode of My Simplified Life, Jessica Saunders opens up about her journey of writing her first novel, Love, Me, while balancing her full-time job as an attorney and her responsibilities as a mother. She shares valuable insights about her writing process, the challenges she faced, and the lessons she learned.   What we’re talking about Turning a dream into reality takes time and commitment The value of a structured approach to writing The importance of balancing career, passion, and motherhood Turning a dream into reality takes time and commitment  For Jessica, writing a novel wasn't just a dream but a goal she actively worked towards. After losing a close friend, Jessica was inspired to turn her lifelong dream into a reality. Despite her demanding job and family responsibilities, she dedicated her spare time to writing and completed her first draft in just three months. The value of a structured approach to writing  Jessica’s background as an attorney greatly influenced her writing process. She understood the importance of deadlines and structure, which helped her stay focused and maintain momentum. She also discovered the freedom of writing without editing along the way, allowing her to keep moving forward and edit later. The importance of balancing career, passion, and motherhood  Jessica’s story is a powerful reminder that it's possible to pursue a passion while maintaining a successful career and fulfilling family responsibilities. She wrote a novel while working full-time as an attorney and raising two daughters. Her ability to juggle these different roles demonstrates that with determination and effective time management, you can achieve your goals without sacrificing other important aspects of your life.   LINKS MENTIONED Love, Me by Jessica Saunders Jessica Saunders’ Instagram Love, Me on Goodreads

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