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

My new roommates are driving me crazy! Find out why in my latest post,

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.

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

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

Comment by Nancy Mueller on April 2, 2012 at 9:49am
Comment by Nancy Mueller on March 30, 2012 at 2:55pm

I'm considering getting a bumper sticker that says: I brake for afternoon tea:

What are your favorite tea traditions?

Comment by Jayne Martin on March 28, 2012 at 7:45pm

So baby boomer ladies... What do you really think about "Mad Men?"  In today's post, I ask "What's All the Fuss?"

Comment by Lorraine Duffy Merkl on March 27, 2012 at 9:41am

Glad "Mad Men" is back; even gladder their behavior has waned. Read: Office of the Future: No More Mad Men

Comment by Jayne Martin on March 25, 2012 at 10:00am

Drop by for my take on some this week's events in the "Sunday Recap..."   There's a little something for everyone.

Comment by Monica Medina on March 22, 2012 at 10:25am

The last hurrah. Check out my plans for a date with men in stripes in my latest post, you up to?

Comment by Emiliana Martín on March 21, 2012 at 12:40pm

I'm the tail end of the boomer gen, so what do I plan to do to mark my 50th birthday? I'm climbing Mt. Whitney summer 2014. Join me in this journey from training to summit. Yes, I'm nuts but what the heck?


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