Becoming a Novelist in her 60s: Joan’s Story

 Joan’s life has been full of next acts, yet it would be her son’s drug addiction that would propel her to begin writing in midlife. She is now the published author of two novels. Tell us about your background. As I reflect on this topic, now at 70 years of age, a...

Becoming a Novelist in Midlife: Orly’s Story

A health scare, long hours at work, and the birth of her son would be the catalysts that propelled Orly into a new creative outlet: Writing fiction. Her first novel, The Distance Home, has recently been released and her second novel is on its way.    Tell us a little...

Writing a Lesbian Novel in Midlife: Anne’s Story

After she got a handle on her son’s medical issues and homeschooling, Anne finally put down on paper the story that had been percolating in her mind. She is now shopping her lesbian novel to agents and publishers. Tell us a little about your background… I grew up in a...