Women Authors After 40

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10 Women Authors You Should Read Who Published After Age 40

It’s not uncommon for those with creative aspirations to feel like whatever they’re doing is being done too late.

It’s nearly impossible, when you’re spending lonely nights typing away at your first novel or receiving rejection after rejection from literary mags, not to compare oneself to the other authors and poets the same age — or worse, younger — who are actually getting their names in print. Especially now, when a writer’s online presence is considered nearly as critical as the quality of his or her writing, when casually pretty author photos and Instagrams from last night’s big book launch abound, it is exceedingly easy to fall into a trap of word-count FOMO and decide that since you didn’t publish your great oeuvre at 18 (or 21, 25, 30, 35 … ), you might as well swear off words for life.

Read further @ Huffington Post

~ by eneryvibes on 1,October 31, 2015.

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