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When Do Dreams Die ? A Story of Leo the Late Bloomer

Leo the Late Bloomer is a story to encourage pre-schoolers. Here, Cat’s Eye Writer uses it to springboard into a mature student’s story (her daughter) and encourage late bloomers to never let their dreams die. 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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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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West Coast Poet & Author Says “It’s Never Too Late”

“My advice to ‘Late Bloomers’ is to realize that time is passing and that if you are ever going to write, there is a certain urgency that you do. Also discard all non-supportive friends and family members – that doesn’t … Continue reading

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Writer Works with “A Late Blooming” Reverance

“Each morning when I take my seat at my desk something wonderful takes hold. A kind of late bloomer reverence.” Mary MacDonald Continue reading

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Literary Late Bloomers: Great Authors Who Took A Little Longer

Literary Late Bloomers: Great Authors Who Took A Little Longer¬† Huffington Post recognizes the genius of literary late bloomers, including William S. Burroughs,¬† Henry Miller, Laura Ingalls Wilder and a 99 year old grandmother who published her first book of … Continue reading

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