Category Archives: The Craft of Writing

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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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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