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 Poet in Her 60s: Molly’s Story

When the Twin Towers came down, Molly decided to make a change. She quit her job, started writing, and eventually found her way to poetry. She is now a published poet with several books and anthologies in print.   Tell us a little about your background… As long as I...

Becoming a Freelance Writer at 46: Linda’s Story

With the empty nest looming large, Linda channeled her love of writing into a professional career. She writes about parenting, kids in college, women in midlife, and the empty nest on her own blog and other big name publications like Huffington Post and The Washington...

Becoming a humorist in midlife: Elaine’s Story

A surprising breakdown in midlife led Elaine to come to terms with the past and create a new future for herself. She became a prolific humor blogger, author, and speaker, and even went on to launch her own publishing company. Tell us a little about your background… I...