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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: Jul 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 Monica Medina on April 18, 2012 at 6:27am

Check out my interview with an extraordinary cake artist, http://monicastangledweb.com/2012/04/17/cakes-with-panache/

Comment by Victoria Noe on April 17, 2012 at 11:21am

Remember Phil on "Hill Street Blues"? After every roll call, he said "Let's be careful out there."

Worrying About Your Friends

Comment by Jayne Martin on April 16, 2012 at 11:13am

"Listen to the Children," a short piece for Child Abuse Awareness Month.

http://injaynesworld.blogspot.com/2012/04/injaynesworld-we-listen-t...

Comment by Emiliana Martín on April 13, 2012 at 5:11pm

I've had my fair share of fair-weather friends and abusive ones too. These days, though, I finally have Friends I can count on. http://bit.ly/J9sVWp

Comment by Astra Groskaufmanis on April 13, 2012 at 9:26am

Boozing on Broadway - I did it my way!  http://wp.me/ppYA8-m8

Comment by Monica Medina on April 11, 2012 at 10:30pm

Have I told you about my boss from hell? Check out my latest post, http://monicastangledweb.com/2012/04/10/she-who-shall-remain-nameless/

Comment by Emiliana Martín on April 8, 2012 at 4:56pm

The secret life of Bs: What do you do when your mom hates you, yet you still extend an olive branch? Write about it. http://bit.ly/HquN1X

Comment by Monica Medina on April 6, 2012 at 7:41am

My new roommates are driving me crazy! Find out why in my latest post, http://monicastangledweb.com/2012/04/06/liz-pierre-and-siri

Comment by Emiliana Martín on April 3, 2012 at 1:40pm

The Road to Mt. Whitney: WTF? Procrastinators R Us. Could I possibly find more ways to put off training? Geesh! I guess I'm putting the "Boom" back into Baby Boomer by blowing up my goal.
http://bit.ly/He4xV2

Comment by Jayne Martin on April 3, 2012 at 9:23am

http://injaynesworld.blogspot.com/2012/04/injaynesworld-tale-of-bet...

My short fiction response to the One Minute Writer's prompt "shirt."   Love any feedback.  Fiction, short or otherwise, is new to me.

 

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