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Others forge literary careers while they raise their children

Lynne Griffin (left) and Amy MacKinnon are mother/authors who honed their skills at Grub Street workshops. Lynne Griffin (left) and Amy MacKinnon are mother/authors who honed their skills at Grub Street workshops. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff)
By Seetha Narayan
Globe Correspondent / June 3, 2008

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Amy MacKinnon left her career as a political aide 13 years ago to be at home with her first child. Four years later, while nursing her third child in the wee hours, she began mentally composing her obituary and couldn't find much to put in it. "I was at a crisis point," she said. Motherhood alone no longer felt like ... (Full article: 954 words)

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