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Baby Boomers

Women born between 1945 and 1964 who write about and are interested in contributing material about their lives- then and now.

Website: http://boomunderground.com
Location: #Identity, Nonfiction, Poetry
Members: 185
Latest Activity: on Thursday

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How Many of You are Writing a Memoir?

Started by Pamela Jane. Last reply by Rossandra White Mar 24, 2013. 132 Replies

A lot of boomer women are writing their memoirs, and reading others'. I think many of us have stories to tell, and the work of finding those stories and bringing them to light is so rewarding. I'd…Continue

Tags: baby, boomers, writers, women, women's

Breathing life into your dream!

Started by Tracey Barnes Priestley Nov 5, 2012. 0 Replies

I'm excited to announce the publication of my first novel, Duck Pond Epiphany.(Pub. date: March, 2013) It's great to be working with the exceptional people of She Writes Press!…Continue

My Boomer Novel

Started by Elayne Zalis Oct 26, 2012. 0 Replies

My novel, Arella's Repertoire, explores the second half of the twentieth century from the perspective…Continue

Tags: culture, dance, magical, realism, popular

How to stand out in the crowd of Boomer memoirs

Started by Marion Roach Smith. Last reply by Pamela Jane Jun 4, 2012. 12 Replies

A recent study of Baby Boomers revealed that the single thing they most want to do in retirement is write a book. The single biggest topic? Themselves. So how do we differentiate our story from those…Continue

Tags: to, write, how, baby, boomers

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Comment by Lorraine Duffy Merkl on Thursday

The women of SUITS: Wardrobe makeovers? You decide: http://j.mp/1rzvQSg

Comment by Rossandra White on July 19, 2014 at 7:43am

I'm doing a Goodreads Giveaway for Loveyoubye: Holding Fast, Letting Go, And Then There's The Dog. A total baby boomer story, with a little bit of Africa thrown in. Ends  tomorrow morning at 8 am. Enter here. Good luck!

Comment by Lorraine Duffy Merkl on June 4, 2014 at 4:22am

In need of summer reads: http://j.mp/1kwNwej

Comment by Nancy Mueller on May 16, 2014 at 12:30pm

Time for an artist's date!

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Comment by Lorraine Duffy Merkl on May 15, 2014 at 7:26am
Comment by Astra Groskaufmanis on May 12, 2014 at 6:39am

Anyone doing those campus tours? http://wp.me/ppYA8-vU

Comment by Rossandra White on April 17, 2014 at 2:52pm

My memoir Loveyoubye: Holding Fast, Letting Go, and Then There's the Dog just launched last week (SWP). I know, long title, add baby boomer in there and it kinda says it all. Just got interviewed by W3Sidecar, you can read it here.

Comment by Lorraine Duffy Merkl on April 8, 2014 at 9:15am

Revenge of the Stay At Home Mother http://j.mp/R0OFjm

Comment by Nancy Mueller on March 17, 2014 at 1:30pm

10 fun ways boomers celebrate St. Patrick's Day:

http://bit.ly/PIUKAq

Comment by Lorraine Duffy Merkl on March 10, 2014 at 5:57am

"Job Blog UPDATED with four new articles: http://backtoworkyougo.blogspot.com/"

 

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