Category Archives: Becoming an author in midlife

Is it time to write a memoir?

This recent lunar eclipse feels like it’s pushing me to write a memoir. The next obvious question is a memoir of what?  How many years should I tackle at once? I don’t mind admitting the whole idea baffles me. Half … Continue reading

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The ‘Why We Write’ Blog Tour!

I just joined a great group of midlife writers in this tour.  All of them have something to say about the need to write and blog…

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Great Info. On Branding!

Have you seen this yet?  Luckily I’ve done most of this right even though I knew NOTHING about it ten years ago when I was first starting out!

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How to be a writer:

“Find your voice, shout it from the rooftops, and keep doing it until the people that are looking for you find you.”              — Dan Harmon                                         

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A unique way to get some great writing publicity!

I had an interesting and fun experience yesterday! I appeared on the Huff Post Third Metric explaining how getting fired for the first time in my life ten years ago, showed me the amazing value of listening to my own … Continue reading

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Best marketing advice EVER!

“Find your voice, shout it from the rooftops, and keep doing it until the people that are looking for you find you.”  – Dan Harmon

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To blog or not to blog?

Thought I should share this important viewpoint with you! LOVE THIS QUOTE: “This daily habit helps me hone an important soft skill: communication.    My writing abilities have improved, as evidenced by the embarrassment I feel reading blog posts I wrote … Continue reading

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