Monthly Archives: August 2011

Late-Blooming Writers: A Quiz | 317am.net

Late-Blooming Writers: A Quiz | 317am.net 3:17am blogger Ras ponders the question of why today’s young writers, particularly the New Yorker’s select list of 20,  has failed to produce the breakthrough novels of earlier generations.  Listen up, if you’re over … Continue reading

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Things Other People Accomplished When They Were Your Age

Things Other People Accomplished When They Were Your Age. Plug in your age and see who did what .. could be depressing or inspirational, but should encourage you to get on with Mount Everest or finishing that screen play.

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Late Blooming, Serious | Writers’ Dojo

“More and more, I suspect blooming only happens when we stop talking about whether it’s early or late. When we stop comparing our idiosyncratic creative trajectories tit for tat. When we simply sit down and do the work, our work. … Continue reading

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Offbeat Lessons From Three Late-Blooming Writers

Offbeat Lessons From Three Late-Blooming Writers Debra Eve, a finalist in the “Write it Sideways” (from a fresh perspective) contest, brings us the whimsical stories of three offbeat writers who bloomed later in life and reminds us to ‘follow our … Continue reading

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Harriet Doer – National Book Award at 73

Late Bloomer With “A Flawless Lens” The ultimate late bloomer, Harriet Doer finished her degree at Stanford at 67 and won a national book award at 73 (Stones for Ibarra). A heart warming story of a woman with “an almost … Continue reading

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What if You’re a Late Bloomer Novelist?.

A reader of Advanced Fiction Writing Blog asks, “How do you know when you’re too old to write a novel?” Read answers from the blog, plus 19 of its readers! Some of their answers will surprise you! Advanced Fiction Writing … Continue reading

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Top Ten Late Bloomers of All Time

Not all writers, but venerable, nonetheless. Here you’ll find Harlan Sanders, who founded his Kentucky Fried Chicken franchise at 65 and went on to become a multimillionaire, Grandma Moses, who first picked up a paint brush at 75 and the … Continue reading

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