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My Life, Now Available on Kindle

May 23, 2016

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  At some point in the recent past, Life in the Boomer Lane noticed that she had written an alarming number of posts, since starting her blog in 2010. Several of these were seriously worth reading. Most were marginally worth reading.  All were read by at least somebody.  The realization was pretty overwhelming. She decided […]

What’s Wrong With the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition?

February 13, 2013

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Let’s talk about skinny models in bathing suits. Or not. Instead, let’s talk about “negative racial and ethnic stereotypes perpetuated by placement of skinny models in bathing suits against a backdrop of indigenous peoples.” There. Now you can get angry, instead of being intimidated. Each year, Sports Illustrated debuts its hotly-awaited Swimsuit Edition. The swimsuits worn […]

Sage Advice for Young Writers and Bloggers

August 17, 2012

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Emily of Snotting Black asked me to guest post on her blog, thereby lowering the property values in the immediate vicinity.  So please visit her blog (which is pretty darn fantastic), say kind things, and send large checks.  To me, not her.  Thanks.

The Myth of “How To Get A Book Publisher!”

October 22, 2010

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                            Five years ago (or 100, depending on quantum physics and the state of my mind), my two friends and I wrote a book about life over 50.  After enough publishers (insert hiss, boo, bad, a lot of other negatives here) told us the book was great but there was no market for 1. a […]

The Myth of "How To Get A Book Publisher!"

October 22, 2010

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                            Five years ago (or 100, depending on quantum physics and the state of my mind), my two friends and I wrote a book about life over 50.  After enough publishers (insert hiss, boo, bad, a lot of other negatives here) told us the book was great but there was no market for 1. a […]