Category Archives: Late Blooming Bards

40 Over 40

Article lists 40 first time novelists over the age of 40, up to a few in their 80’s. The 50’s seem most productive in this plucky group. Wonder why? Continue reading

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Late “Boomers” Make 50 the New 30

Huffington Post notes that there is a renaissance in entrepreneurial boomers aged 45 to 70 and give three main reasons for the growing phenomena. Reported in Canada’s Zoomer magazine. Continue reading

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National Novel Writing Month

Okay, late bloomers. It’s now or never! If you are ever seriously going to write that novel burning inside you, take the plunge and sign up for NANOWRIMO. You have one month – November – to produce 50,000 words. There … Continue reading

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The Circuitous Road of Dick King-Smith

After a series of dead end jobs, Dick King-Smith, author of Babe, started writing at age 56 and continued writing up to 10 books a year until his death in January of this year

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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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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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