Esther Coffield is growing bolder with an attitude. At 70 years old, she took a creative writing class, and a novelist was born
FLORIDA BOOK OF THE YEAR!!!
When I first set out to self-publish my first collection of essays, "Running with Stilettos," my sights were not exactly what you'd call high. All I was really looking for back in 2008 was to get ten copies of my book in 3-D format so that I could give one to each of my four kids, one each to me and my guy, and a few to send out to agents and publishers to take a look at. A second book, "Heck on...
Eugenia Lovett West
She didn't start writing until the age of 81 -- but now she's a published author who's getting rave reviews! She may be a novelist, but Eugenia Lovett West's real life love story is a page-turner, too.
For decades, Gretchen Ganas has been battling cancer. When she was diagnosed in 2012 with what doctors said was a terminal, rare disease, she opted out of chemo in favor of literary therapy. She shares what she's learned as she faces death.
5 Questions With: Alan Kitty
A modern-day Mark Twain, Alan Kitty loves to teach a new generation about the power of the written word. So what drives him to don the makeup and wig to impersonate an old guy?
TV Writer Issues Call to Action
The writer of TV classics like "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and "The Bob Newhart Show" has issued a call to action for any TV viewer over 50.
Off the Face...
I know, it's been ages since I updated my blog and I apologize. The truth is that I've been busier recently than I ever have been in my life, I think. This is a good thing financially, but socially...wait, what does social mean again? I'm sure I used to know...oh well, it will come to me. Basically, I've been doing the same thing I have done for years, writing content for web sites and fodder for...
Love, Loss and Life Lessons
Babette Williams married her soulmate in her 60s, published a series of books in her 70s, and is looking forward to breaking more new ground in her 80s. She is proof that it's all about attitude, not age.
"Heck" is on Kindle!
Just add coffee..and sigh! I'm happy to share that I finally managed to upload a full-color version of my second book, "Heck on Heels," to Amazon's Kindle Store, where I've priced it at $2.99. The paperback sells for $14.95. Here's the link to check out a free preview, some very nice reviews, and a description:...
The Crisis of Cursive
You try to warn them.
“This stuff has a lot to answer for ...like fast women, hot cars, liquor and Satan,” you say. “Don’t make the same mistake as me ... the same mistake a lot of us made. It puts the whole society on a slippery slope down the road to ruin. Find another way, kid ... or you’ll end up like me.”
But kids often don't listen. (I didn't.) And the opposition is...