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Wise Old Writers

Getting older than 60 has its challenges, but older writers might feel like sharing how (if) it affects their writing--

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Comment by Savannah Ollar Jordan on June 28, 2012 at 4:19pm

While traveling from my home here in E. Texas to my hometown in California last week, I had the distinct feeling that I was a "big old sponge".  I kept soaking up sights, sounds, smells, and was overjoyed at the people and especially the chivalrous men who jumped from their seats in trains and in airports to assist me with luggage.  The entire trip brought me home with renewed joy at the integrity of so many people who entered the circle of my world...names that will never be known but their willingness to assist endeared them to me..gave me greater faith in the humanity shown.   Hooray!  All of these observations gave me fodder for my writing and poetry.

Comment by Valerie M Honey. on April 20, 2012 at 1:49pm

Happily organizing for blog posts and additional chapters to my novels. Brycan's Wood. Circle Of Two. No-tears In Manhattan and A Winter Diva.

Comment by Valerie M Honey. on April 20, 2012 at 1:43pm

I am in this age group. We are still going strong.

Comment by Susan (Suzy Suzanne) Kaufman on March 29, 2012 at 11:57am

Want to write a memoir. Feel I lack the necessary "maturity" (I'm 62) on some rather recent troubling events, but if I wait TOO long, my memory might weaken as to details. It already has to a certain extent. Yet I feel I'm just beginning to grow in certain areas and will likely integrate my personality to the point where I know I will be ready. Can any of  you identify with this?

Comment by Judith A. Houtman on March 20, 2012 at 7:52pm

71 and just beginning my first book, a compilation of columns I wrote while editor of our local weekly paper. The site has give me such encouragement in just a few visits. Look forward to more discussions.

Comment by Savannah Ollar Jordan on October 10, 2011 at 6:09am
Hello, I got a real chuckle out of the title, Wise Old Writers.  Having morning coffee and viewing some of the groups and couldn't pass this one up now that I'm 70.  I never think of myself as a certain age but the creaks and groans from my early morning joints tells me that I am of "that certain age".   I write poems and sometimes find that my life is showing in them like a petticoat that is a bit too long. 
Comment by Donna Siegel on September 13, 2011 at 9:07am

I published my first book at 79. My website will tell you all all y.... I have written for a long time, so I feel comfortable telling you that I notice a big difference in my writing style. I love being 80 and still growing!

Donna Siegel

 

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