Mar 7, 2022
How do you turn letters for your daughter into a page-turning book?
Kickass Boomer Michael Pickard will tell us how. When his daughter went into a summer camp, she asked him to write her letters for her to not feel alone.
What were mere letters turned into a science-fiction book about an alien for Michael. What made this an even more awesome work was that writing was not Michael’s first career!
Michael has shown that boomers can change careers anytime they want so long it makes them happy and fulfilled. He will talk about his journey into becoming a writer and share some tips for boomers to spend their retirement in a more fulfilling way.
Join me in this episode and learn why Michael is a Kickass Boomer!
[00:01 - 04:59] Opening Segment
[05:00 - 10:50] The Story Behind The Gerfnit Chronicles
[10:51 - 18:04] The Importance of Volunteer Work Among Boomers
[18:05 - 24:12] The Book Writing Process
[24:13 - 27:08] Closing Segment
“I strongly recommend that you find something where the work makes you feel happy. It may not make your heart sing, but at least you will be pleasantly disposed to doing that kind of work.” - Michael Pickard
“Your process is just starting once you have a complete manuscript. Be prepared for probably six months to a year of multiple editing passes. Please share it with other people to get their perspectives.” - Michael Pickard
BEE BOLD, NOT OLD.
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