The world is made up of our stories. You’ll get a wildly authentic one every Sunday morning to read while you have your coffee.
And here’s a little inspiration if you are thinking of writing your story:
“You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to write warmly about them, they should have behaved better.” ― Anne Lamott
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recovering serial entrepreneur/ editor of and frequent contributor to A Considerable Age/ defender of the Oxford comma & proponent of the occasional use of a semicolon/ believer that storytelling connects us to others
My work follows my passions: prenatal teacher/doula, newspaper columnist, traffic reporter, construction company manager, talk-show host, documentary film producer. Radical Resthomes will be my last career move, when it finally gets off the ground.
Ian Thompson was once a copy boy and then a reporter before reporters were "journalists." He worked for energy companies, had a PR firm, and was a provincial deputy minister. Then back into newspapers. "You didn't go far," his brother said.
Life's curveballs triggered Pat's writing, as revealed on www.freshstartpress.com After publishing two books about divorce recovery and an historical novel, she posts essays capturing some of life's turning points.
Carol is a writer of memoir and short fiction, a collector of eclectic people and experiences. She draws inspiration from her family, her unconventional childhood travelling the world as a "military brat" and her love of travel.
I love exploring new places, meeting new people and trying new activities (including writing). I started blogging when I moved to Canada (chez-new.blogspot.com) but I am in the process of migrating my blog to Substack. Thanks for stopping by!
I am a teacher, poet and memoirist with many books to my credit. See www.SharonCharde.com for more on me.
Don Akchin writes novels, short stories, and essays from his home in Baltimore, MD. He is the publisher of The EndGame.
Following a life-altering experience, left the fast-paced business and legal world to focus on mediation, human relations and resiliency coaching. Now, a humble writer-in-training. Always, a passionate believer in celebrating life with loved ones.
I’m a retired educator and passionate cook who lives by the ocean near Lunenburg, on Nova Scotia’s beautiful South Shore. I’ve written stories in my head all my life, but have never had the courage to actually put pen to paper and share them.
Virginia Fisher Yaffe
Virginia Fisher Yaffe is intensely grateful to have reached a considerable age. She tries hard to keep looking forward imagining a world where humanity prizes similarities rather than differences.
Somehow, sometime, somewhere, I stopped writing. Detour - marriage, kids and a fulfilling interior design career. I’m thinking that all the decades of words I stored are now busting to get out.
Retired software engineer, winner of San Francisco Press Club award. Author of award-winning biography "Radical Spirits: India's First Woman Doctor and Her American Champions." Indian-American, Grandma. https://naturalized.substack.com
Donna is a city girl, preferring asphalt and traffic over woods and waters, albeit in a little city by the ocean. She's a boomer, comfortable on the golf course, in the kitchen, and playing her bass guitar. Her published writing has been episodic.
Jan Peppler, PhD
My research on home, and our connection to people and places that feel like home, is rooted in the study of psychology and the humanities. And then there’s the 23 places I’ve lived in 10 different towns. Plus a (new) old house in Sicily...
Marie retired in the Laurentians and spends her time reading, cooking and knitting for her 7 grandkids, but also preparing the next travelling adventure with her husband.
A software architect with over thirty years of experience in business-to-business systems, machine learning, and technical management.
John Aylen is a book publisher and marketing professor who divides his time between Orford, Quebec, and Montreal.