3 WAW Writer Alums Broadcast, Published & Recognized in One Month!

3 WAW Writer Alums Broadcast, Published & Recognized in One Month!

It’s said all the time – that if you want to succeed as a writer, you must join a writing group, share your work, and give and get support from your fellow writers.   Well, damned if it isn’t true.   We writers who’ve shared our work and our dreams at the Women At Woodstock

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A Week-Long Writer’s Residency. Heaven.

A Week-Long Writer’s Residency. Heaven.

It’s true that if you surround yourself with people who are doing what you want to do, and who care about you and encourage you, it can alter your course. It’s been true for me. Ever since I started hosting the Women At Woodstock Writers Retreat years ago, I’ve had ongoing conversations with writers from

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My Stupid Computer

Anger and shame… does that describe what’s roiling inside you as you gnash your teeth in front of your computer, once, twice, six times a month (or maybe six times a day)? Are there questions, glitches, hurdles, mysteries, “can’t for the life of me figure it out” frustrations that plague you in Word, Excel, online

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I’ve Been Promoted: I’m Now a Featured Contributor on Sixty and Me!

Well, a pat on the back for me today. I’ve been writing pretty regularly for Sixty and Me, a giant and respected website for women 60 or so and up, and today I received a “Congratulations!” letter from Margaret Manning, Sixty and Me’s founder and publisher. She said: Dear Ann – Congratulations! I talked with the

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VoyageLA Magazine Features Ann Voorhees Baker

I’m very pleased to announce that VoyageLA Magazine has published a feature article on me, and of course it’s mostly about Women At Woodstock. If you’re wondering why the heck I would be featured in a Los Angeles magazine when Women At Woodstock is held in upstate New York, the answer is: I actually live in

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Coming August 4 – Easy Peasy Computer Tricks & Shortcuts Nobody Ever Told You About

My colleague and friend Janet Neal, a long-standing Women At Woodstock alum, heads a content-rich and supportive online community for women called the Tribe of Superbwomen. I’m honored to be a member of the Tribe’s Executive Council. As such, I have the opportunity to offer a webinar from time to time to share my expertise

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3 Women At Woodstock Alums Published This Year – And That’s Not All

Jill Dodd, Laura Iodice, and Peggy Reskin are living proof that when women come together, great things happen. After attending Women At Woodstock, a gathering for women over 50, all three achieved their dreams as writers. Jill Dodd wrote her memoir on high fashion and a global love affair, The Currency of Love (Atria/Enliven Books), Laura Iodice published an essay

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The Power of Sisterhood At Midlife

I was honored to be a guest on Angela Kaufman’s radio show “Love, Intuitively.” We had a great talk! Of course I say that because it was all about me and about Women At Woodstock… No really, we talked about our generation, what drives us, and why this “sisterhood” thing is rising so strongly among

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Why I Started Women At Woodstock – It’s Not Me, It’s You…

  It was twelve years ago. I was turning the big five-oh. I was in the midst of a divorce after twenty-three years of marriage. There had been strife and tension in my life for many years.  Socially, I’d been in a lay-low mode for a long time. I had friends, I went to gatherings of

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Call Me On the Radio! Sunday, March 1 at 10 am EST

I am so pleased and honored to announce that I’ve been asked to be Adriane Berg’s very first guest on the launch of her new syndicated radio show:  “Generation Bold:  The Fountain of Truth.”  Generation Bold will be broadcast on “real” radio on several stations across the country, as well as being live-streamed on Biztalk Radio.  It will also be

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