Late-Blooming Writers

Lisa Rivero Get Serious About Writing Leave a Comment

One thing I love about the practice and profession of writing is that there is no narrow window of prodigious achievement (in other words, we aren’t “washed up” if we haven’t made it by age 30) and there is no mandatory retirement age. In fact, more life experience allows for greater and more connections, what West calls “integration of a whole life.”

Long Live the Serious Hobby Writer

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Hobbies get a bad rap, especially if one’s hobby happens to be writing. Wait a minute, you might be thinking. Are you saying that I should think of my writing as just a hobby? Not everyone will want to approach their writing this way, of course, but I am convinced that, for many people, writing can be an immensely satisfying hobby that can …