I am 74 and raised my kids as a widow since I was 40, I wanted to major in English or Journalism but my parents required me to major in something where I could be assured a job -- education. I have been writing all my life and until now have not had the time or discipline to focus on an entire novel. I have lived in several parts of the US and feel that I have a lot of life experiences that I can write about. In the writing classes I have been taking since I retired
my classmates are younger than my children and I can't seem to write in the genre of their interests.
I'm trying to find my voice in my own generation of readers.
Connect with me online! My site, blog, or Twitter handle are:
Books I've written, anthologies I've contributed to, and any scripts or plays I've authored:
I've published a non-fiction book -- Everywoman's Money: Less Debt, More Cash and several articles on finance for women
Media outlets that I currently write for:
I currently don't write for media outlets and am working on the manuscript I'm writing about my friend's finding her long-lost son.
My writing is:
Outlets where I review books, TV, or film:
Libraries, NOOK from Barnes and Nobel, Kindle from Amazon
I'm part of these writers' groups or salons:
National League of American Pen Women
My professional associations:
Certified Financial Planner
Financial Planning Association
I found out about She Writes from:
Google on the Internet
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"Claire, I agree. The interactions I have with readers, and with other writers, is hugely sustaining. We can communicate as writers not only when people are actually engaged in reading our books, but in many other ways. "
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