Sarah Cottrell’s Writing Portfolio
You Do You (I Just Want to Pee Alone Series Book 6) (2018)
But Did You Die? (2017)
I STILL Just Want to Pee Alone ( 2015) ~ New York Time Bestselling series
Only Trollops Shave Above The Knees (2015)
It’s Really 10 Months Special Delivery (2015)
Clash of the Couples (2014)
Scary Mommy’s Guide to Surviving the Holidays (2014)
500 Pens ~ A project launched by the Southern Poverty Law Center
His Murder Changed One Maine City Forever
New York Magazine
Why Do Newborn Babies Smell So Delicious?
Grieving Made Me a Hypochondriac
Features & Interviews
CNN Living quoted Housewife Plus author Sarah Cottrell for a story on how to deal with kids and snow days. — 2017
SELF Magazine interviewed Housewife Plus author Sarah Cottrell — 2016
Catalogs of Work
The following are links to Sarah’s author profiles at sites where she has published multiple articles and media projects.
News Writer (2017 — 2018)
Babble is the parenting and lifestyle website for Disney. Cottrell wrote both news and personal essays for Babble. Her 2018 essay, How Mommy Drinking Culture Has Normalized Alcoholism For Women In America went viral and pivoted her writing to include the topic of sobriety and women.
Bangor Daily News
Cottrell started blogging at the BDN in 2013 with her blog, Housewife Plus. Eventually, she took over the BDN blog network, coaching more than 200 bloggers while maintaining her Housewife Plus brand.
Dear Liz — Bangor Daily News
Bangor Daily News (2017)
Dear Liz was designed to be a cheeky advice column created by the BDN staff to grow an entertainment following. Readers would write to ‘Liz’ and ask relationship or etiquette questions and get colorful replies.
Housewife Plus — Bangor Daily News
Bangor Daily News (2013–2017)
Housewife Plus was Sarah Cottrell’s original blog where she chronicled the life of rural parenthood. The blog morphed into a popular Facebook page that currently has over 27,000 followers and counting.
Sarah Cottrell was a Huffington Post blogger where she syndicated her Bangor Daily News blog posts and also wrote original book reviews.
Regular Contributor (2016 — current)
Cottrell is a contributor to Momtastic where she covers issues of interest to mothers such as pregnancy health, parenting and marriage, and lifestyle.
Contributor (2017 — current)
Cottrell is a regular contributor to Ravishly where she writes stories about feminism, sex, marriage, and politics.
Contributor (2018 – current)
Cottrell is a regular contributor to She Knows where she writes service stories on parenting, lifestyle, and women’s interests.
Staff Writer (2014–2017)
Sarah Cottrell was a staff writer for Scary Mommy where she was empowered to write edgy, pro-feminist essays about womanhood, motherhood, and politics.
Maine Press Association — First Place Features Blogger 2015
Push Cart Prize nominee 2015