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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
Latest Activity: Apr 17

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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 Rossandra White on April 17, 2014 at 2:52pm

My memoir Loveyoubye: Holding Fast, Letting Go, and Then There's the Dog just launched last week (SWP). I know, long title, add baby boomer in there and it kinda says it all. Just got interviewed by W3Sidecar, you can read it here.

Comment by Lorraine Duffy Merkl on April 8, 2014 at 9:15am

Revenge of the Stay At Home Mother http://j.mp/R0OFjm

Comment by Nancy Mueller on March 17, 2014 at 1:30pm

10 fun ways boomers celebrate St. Patrick's Day:

http://bit.ly/PIUKAq

Comment by Lorraine Duffy Merkl on March 10, 2014 at 5:57am

"Job Blog UPDATED with four new articles: http://backtoworkyougo.blogspot.com/"

Comment by Nancy Mueller on March 7, 2014 at 10:02am

Celebrate International Women's Day with these inspiring quotes. What's your favorite?

http://bit.ly/1e9QK0E

Comment by Nancy Mueller on February 26, 2014 at 10:25pm

What's your favorite girlfriend bonding trip? I'd love to hear!

http://bit.ly/1o7Au4Z

Comment by Lorraine Duffy Merkl on February 15, 2014 at 11:29am

Why you should read Back To Work She Goes: http://j.mp/NPPkTl

Comment by Alle C. Hall on February 13, 2014 at 12:22am

Seriously, A Comic Haiku Contest:

About Childhood's Nowhere-Near-Annual Frozen Fish Head Haiku Contest

• No fee

• Cash prize ($17).

• No on-line self-promotion or vote drumming-upping. Keepin’ it classy.

• Submit February 28st - March 17th, 2014.

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Comment by Nancy Mueller on February 6, 2014 at 10:28am

Oh, what winter fun at Quebec Winter Carnival!

http://bit.ly/1c7g1aQ

Comment by Tracey Barnes Priestley on December 13, 2013 at 3:38pm

Here's a post by a Boomer and for all Boomer women. My thanks to the creative energy behind this interview, Peggy Malloy!

http://www.MeeMeeTheArts.blogspot.com/

 

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