Category Archives: Writing and Self-worth

Becoming a writer in midlife

I know.  Every case is unique.  But in my case, becoming a writer in midlife has given me a new sense of meaning and purpose.  I no longer sit and wonder why I’m here,    I finally know! At age 49, … Continue reading

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How the Internet is changing WHY we write

Excellent, thought-provoking discussion on the reasons why people write, and how the Internet is changing these everyday!

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Stepping into entrepreneurship at age 50

Want to learn more about how others have found new meaning by changing careers after age 50?  Check out my latest post over at Midlife Crisis Queen!

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How to know when your blog becomes a business

After over five years as a blogger, I am finally starting to think like a business person instead of someone who enjoys writing for free.  I just noticed recently how my thinking has changed. First of all, everybody and their … Continue reading

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How bloggers can change the world!

So pleased to learn today of how the blogger Alexandria Goddard called much needed attention to a crime in Steubbenville, Ohio, making certain that proper charges were brought against the young men guilty of raping a 16 young old unconscious … Continue reading

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Is it time for you to clear out the archaic furniture?

“The problem is never how to get new, innovative thoughts into your mind, but how to get old ones out.  Every mind is a building filled with archaic furniture. Clean out a corner of your mind and creativity will instantly … Continue reading

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New Writers’ Disease Discovered

As it turns out, I am not alone in the postpartum depression I suffered after getting my book out last month.  I got so annoying my husband finally told me he didn’t want to hear about my sales figures for … Continue reading

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How to believe when the going gets rough

Sorry, I’m been doing a very bad job of keeping you up on the progress of my new book: Find Your Reason to be Here.  The reason is simple.  This book really took it out of me! First the editing … Continue reading

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Success at last!

Find Your Reason to Be Here: The Search for Meaning in Midlife  is out!  This is the research project I have been working on for the past few years,  containing important information for boomers, those looking towards midlife and the … Continue reading

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My problem with writing groups…

I have been rewarding myself lately for the completion of my third non-fiction book, by reading a GREAT novel!  Have you heard about “The Paris Wife” yet?  I find it to be the perfect distraction from all the pressure I put … Continue reading

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