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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: 185
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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 Victoria Noe on May 7, 2012 at 11:33am

My review of Anna Quindlen's new memoir:

"Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake"

Comment by Jayne Martin on May 4, 2012 at 11:26am

Just a fun little piece of flash fiction for Friday.  "The Intruder..."

http://injaynesworld.blogspot.com/2012/05/injaynesworld-its-intrude...

Comment by Lorraine Duffy Merkl on May 3, 2012 at 9:39am

I will always take care of my children. Read "Not One of The 'Girls'"http://t.co/z5nChHYV

Comment by Monica Medina on May 2, 2012 at 11:04pm

Have any words you're particularly fond of? Well, add your two cents to my latest post, "A Word About Words." http://monicastangledweb.com/2012/05/01/a-word-about-words/

Comment by Jayne Martin on May 2, 2012 at 10:32am

Is it me, or do you find it's just the "Same Crap, Different Day" too?  A new post...

http://injaynesworld.blogspot.com/2012/05/injaynesworld-it-same-cra...

Comment by Marie Cicogni on May 2, 2012 at 7:23am

Don't forget the joy of "Me Time"!  Do you have a sanctuary? Somewhere to hide from the world? I do:

A Mani/Pedi and Time Out In My Little Sanctuary

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Comment by Victoria Noe on April 26, 2012 at 3:06pm

You know those icky end-of-life discussions you've been avoiding? Well, here's a group that will help you find the words and the courage.

Dying Matters 2012

Comment by Monica Medina on April 26, 2012 at 12:50pm

Have an office job? Then lucky you! You probably know all about the office perks. I list them in my latest post, http://monicastangledweb.com/2012/04/26/office-perks/

 

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