Published March 13, 2009
I am a 40-something year old women who writes. I write all the time, mostly for work – emails, articles, business plans, ad copy. I also write poems and essays and occasionally, some semi-entertaining letters to my relatives. I have a pleasant, somewhat humorous, essay in the Knowing Pains book called “Answering the Call.” Most of my work is either very professional or pretty nice, semi-funny bits about my life growing up back east and being a mom of two juicy ripe children.
The stuff that actually gets shared, that is. Continue reading ‘Over 40 and Finding My Voice(s)…’
Published February 9, 2009
Welcome to the Knowing Pains Blog – the place for stories and ideas about the book, Knowing Pains – Women on Love, Sex and Work in Our 40s, 32 essays from women who are “old enough to know better and young enough to do something about it!” http://www.knowingpains.com
I’m Molly Rosen, editor of this new collection of essays written by women about this remarkable decade in our lives.This book started as a personal quest of mine when, on the eve of turning 40, I searched for a book written by real women like me that could guide me as I moved into this next stage of my life. Finding nothing, I decided to write my own book. I put out the idea to my Working Mom’s Group and other friends and colleagues (who sent it out to their networks…) and finally to the world in a Call for Submissions. Continue reading ‘Knowing Pains – Starting our Blog…’