Peggy Nolan
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I've Just Been Published on Yahoo!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peggy Nolan Jul 6, 2011. 4 Replies

I'm so excited I just had to share...both pieces are paid on performance (so the more visits, likes, shares, etc, the more pennies I'll earn! …Continue

Tags: love, spain, true, poetry, Associated

I'm New Here!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kristen Elise Jun 5, 2011. 1 Reply

Hi! I'm brand spankin' new here and would love to make some new writing friends. Most of my writing shows up as poetry, which really baffled me when the first one poured out of me eight years ago.…Continue


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Who I am:
I Am. Other roles I love: Army Wife, Mom, StepMom & Grandmother (Gi). Author, radio show host, yoga teacher, black belt Thai Kickboxing, breast cancer survivor, world traveler, lover of chocolate.

Website for stepmoms and stepfamilies:

Blog where I write my poetry and my love letters:
Books I've written, anthologies I've contributed to, and any scripts or plays I've authored:
I have an eBook: "Get Inspired: Take the 30 Day Affirmation Challenge."
Media outlets that I currently write for:
Diva Toolbox
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StepMom Magazine
My writing is:
Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Blog Posts
Outlets where I review books, TV, or film:
I review books.
I'm part of these writers' groups or salons:
My professional associations:
I found out about She Writes from:
Lorena Bath2y

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This Is A Rough Guide

Posted on June 7, 2011 at 9:20pm 0 Comments

This Is A Rough Guide

Say I Love You and mean it.

Meet my family. Test at 11!

Dogs are awesome. Invite one into your heart.

Make time for you.

Travel outside your country of origin at least once.

Celebrate small victories.

Take baby steps.

Find time to be silent every day.

Make time to move every day.

Connect with your girlfriends, you never know when you might need them.

Don’t waste so much time watching TV.

Life requires… Continue

Writing Prompt Sunday!

Posted on June 5, 2011 at 7:26am 1 Comment

I LOVE this writing prompt!  Using the following words Surprises, Disasters, Enemies, Weirdos, Angels, and Dreams, free write a paragraph or two on each – let it flow and have fun! This was my result!

Surprises, Disasters, and Dreams – Oh My!

Surprises can be good or bad. A breast cancer diagnosis is a bad surprise and so is finding out your husband has been sleeping with another woman. A good surprise is putting on your winter coat for the first time since…


Can't Die Mom

Posted on June 4, 2011 at 5:48pm 0 Comments


One day I got bad news

Invasive breast cancer

the only thought running through my mind

"I can die from this."

I got drunk at lunch

sobered up at work

called my parents - went home

Spent the evening with my daughters

They were scared - I could tell

The three of us, curled up on my bed

Watching a romance movie Under the Tuscan Sun

After the movie, they went to bed

I lay in mine, crying as quietly as I…


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At 8:39pm on December 6, 2014, Lisa Marie Brodsky said…

Hello Peggy, I started a stepmom SheWrites group

I'm hoping to drum up some interest. I've enjoyed the Stepmom Toolbox for a while and I hope you are doing well. I'd love to have your experience and expertise in the group!

- Lisa Marie Brodsky

At 12:59pm on July 14, 2011, Meg Waite Clayton said…
Lovely to see you in the Blogging about Books and Writing group, Peggy.
At 2:12pm on June 8, 2011, Meg Waite Clayton said…
Peggy, Welcome to She Writes. If you’re looking for places to connect here, we’d love to have you join us in the Publishing Industry News and/or in the Novelists – Struggling or Not. Enjoy the site!

Meg Waite Clayton
Moderator, Publishing Industry News, and Novelist Group
Bestselling Author of The Four Ms. Bradwells and The Wednesday Sisters
At 12:46pm on April 27, 2011, Julia Barry said…
Hi Peggy,

So glad you are here, and welcome to She Writes!

You can check out the Getting Started section to help you find your way around, or a great way to jump in is to get involved with our Groups.

Feel free to let me know if you have any questions!

Warm best,
Julia Barry
Social Community Manager @ She Writes


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