Baby Boomers

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

Location: #Identity, Nonfiction, Poetry
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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 September 8, 2015 at 5:08am

What middle aged women look like on TV:

Comment by Lorraine Duffy Merkl on August 7, 2015 at 10:46am

Don't Miss 25th Anniversary Re-release of "Metropolitan" by Whit Stillman

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Read this because today is the youngest you'll ever be again:

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.
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Read all about it! My first great ziplining adventure:

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

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