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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
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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 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.

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:

http://wanderlustandlipstick.com/blogs/wanderboomer/2012/03/30/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?"

http://injaynesworld.blogspot.com/2012/03/injaynesworld-we-ask-mad-...

 

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