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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: 184
Latest Activity: Aug 7

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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 August 7, 2015 at 10:46am

Don't Miss 25th Anniversary Re-release of "Metropolitan" by Whit Stillmanhttps://lnkd.in/ecigg62

Comment by Lorraine Duffy Merkl on August 4, 2015 at 6:21am

Read this because today is the youngest you'll ever be again: http://www.fiftyisthenewfifty.com/appreciating-life-while-im-young/

Comment by Lorraine Duffy Merkl on July 7, 2015 at 5:55pm
I now relate to the "older" TV/movie characters--and I'm glad. http://www.fiftyisthenewfifty.com/glad-to-no-longer-be-eve-of-destr...
Comment by Nancy Mueller on June 5, 2015 at 7:28am

Read all about it! My first great ziplining adventure:

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Comment by Lorraine Duffy Merkl on June 3, 2015 at 7:46am
Comment by Lorraine Duffy Merkl on May 19, 2015 at 6:10am

I've been "Peggy" and "Betty" in one lifetime.

http://www.fiftyisthenewfifty.com/ive-come-a-long-way-baby-because-...

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Comment by Lorraine Duffy Merkl on April 28, 2015 at 3:26am

Still Attracted to Bad Boys? Read who the women of Mad Men got away with their dignity and sanity. http://www.thefrisky.com/2015-04-24/10-ways-to-rebuff-or-at-least-r...

Comment by Lorraine Duffy Merkl on March 30, 2015 at 8:02am

Because Volunteering is work too: http://observer.com/2015/03/give-so-it-doesnt-hurt/

 

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