MidLifeBloggers MidLifeBloggers is an on-line magazine featuring writing, art, photography of bloggers, both men and women, who's work speaks to the full spectrum of the midlife experience. MidLifeBloggers doesn't talk about How-To; it shows How We Are. The site is professionally edited by an experienced journalist/writing teacher, and part of our mandate is to mentor and instruct those who are just beginning their writing careers.

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Dear Dairy…

Oct 14, 2014

That's when I realized that for me, writing is a performative act; it requires an audience. In some ways, that seems a bit creepy to me.

Words Writers Can Relate To…

Sep 21, 2014

  The action is over at JaneGassner(dot)com….come visit.

How I Earned My Wrinkles, by Anne K. Bardsley

Sep 17, 2014

“Come on in, sit down. Can I get you a cup of coffee?” I could almost hear Anne Bardsley saying that to me as I read her new book, How I Earned My Wrinkles: Musings on Marriage, Motherhood, and Menopause. In fact, I could swear midway through I could hear her offering to pour me a glass...


Sep 13, 2014

Today I changed my Twitter handle from @MidLifeBloggers to @Jane_Gassner.

Introducing JaneGassner(dot)com

Sep 8, 2014

I’ve been a professional writer for almost forty years and in that time, my work has become scattered all over. Some of my earliest pieces are radio news stories, which exist, if at all, on rickety tape cassettes that I’ve carried with me over the years. My feature magazine articles are in the archives...

Write Right Tutoring

Aug 31, 2014

You’re a newly minted high school graduate or a mature student going back to get your degree. Either way, what makes you nervous about your college days ahead is the idea of all that writing you’re going to have to do.

Dot Complicated: Untangling Our Wired Lives

Aug 6, 2014

Her book is eminently approachable as well. Dot Complicated lays out Zuckerberg's personal experience, warts and all, with social media from the days even before she joined her brother (what was his name again?) at that new startup of his, Facebook.

Old Age is Older Than Me

Jul 30, 2014

I think where this Orwell saying is concerned, we’re children at every age. That obscene calamity is happening to the person who is much older than we are. Remember when we thought that 30 was really old? And then 40? And 50? And 60? The problem is that as we age and hit those milestones, we...

The Hour of the Innocents

Jul 27, 2014

To read this felt like a trip to a place I sort of knew and a time I lived during, but because it's filtered through the masculine sensibility, it was also a world totally alien to me.

Midlife Blogging: Some Thoughts on Where We Are Today

Jul 24, 2014

The midlife blogs and sites have always co-existed and supported each other. But there was an intensity about Generation Fabulous’s need to succeed that for the first time had me watching my back.

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