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Veronica Schauder to Lead SoulCollage Session This Saturday

Women At Woodstock alum Veronica Schauder, who led a wonderful SoulCollage session early one morning at our Workshop Weekend last October, will be doing a SoulCollage workshop this Saturday, April 28 in Huntington, NY. If you live in the area, I suggest you go! Click the image below for further details.

Brenda Rush

Swimming in the Ocean – Brenda Rush On Being a Writer

I sat on a bench with Brenda Rush one beautiful morning at Women At Woodstock last October and listened to her explore the possibilities of life as a writer. It was one of those suspended days: balmy, a slow breeze, blue sky. Is it spring? Is it fall? In what I have come to know as[…]

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Author Angela Kaufman Talks About the Influence Women At Woodstock Had on Her

Angela Kaufman has been coming to Women At Woodstock for many years. Now her first book, Queen Up! is being published (release date: April 1). I’m very proud to know Angela, and very excited for her success. She just wrote to me about how her experiences at Women At Woodstock shaped her transformation from wannabe writer[…]

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Thrilled to Announce: I Was Accepted to the Master Class, Mendocino Coast Writers Conference

“Awards can give you a tremendous amount of encouragement to keep getting better, no matter how young or old you are.” —Alan Alda I’ve talked about “becoming” a writer as of last year. And this year, I’ve started submitting samples and excerpts of my work to journals and competitions. I’m very pleased to announce that[…]

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Make New Friends When You Lose the Old

Karen Venable, founder of Roommates4Boomers, writes in her guest post on Sixty and Me: In the Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up, it’s suggested that you discard items in your home that don’t bring you joy. The same could be said about friends, I suppose. But what about when a friendship you treasure gets taken[…]

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Join Me on “Midlife on Fire” with Eva Medilek

I’m excited to share that I was asked to join a group of 21 women-in-midlife leaders who are to be featured in Eva Medilek’s series, “Midlife on Fire: How to Create Powerful Shifts in Thoughts and Actions to Ignite a Life of Wow! ” Eva is conducting daily interviews for over three straight weeks and[…]

Linnea Duvall

Good-Bye, Linnea Duvall – One of Our Own, and One In a Million

I just learned that Linnea Duvall, one of our group at the very first Women At Woodstock gathering back in 2012, and a vibrant member of the community from that point forward, has passed away. When Linnea was present, you knew it, and not just because she wasn’t afraid to speak up or to show[…]

Ann Stoney

Beginners Guide to Publishing in Literary Magazines – Advice from Ann Stoney

One of the many women who impressed me at the Women At Woodstock 2017 Writers Retreat was Ann Stoney. Not only is she a beautiful writer, she gets herself out there. Ann has racked up an impressive list of stories published by literary magazines over many years of writing. She’s a pro. I asked Ann[…]

Ginnah Howard

Author Ginnah Howard Is Offering Private Manuscript Critique Service to WAW Writers

Last year author Ginnah Howard came to the Women At Woodstock Writers Retreat and shared an illuminating hour with us – about the books she’s published, about the process of writing, about how she was able to define herself as a writer, and how it is to live a writer’s life. It was one of[…]

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Roommates4Boomers Wins “Top Baby Boomer Blog” Award!

I’m excited – and kind of proud – to announce that Roommates4Boomers was named one of the Top 75 Baby Boomer Blogs on the web by Feedspot!  I say “kind of proud” because Roommates4Boomers is not my website – it was founded and is run by Women At Woodstock community member Karen Venable who came[…]