Writings: Articles, Blogs, & Book Excerpts
MY HOLIDAY TRADITION: SOLSTICE
December 3, 2022: 25 Authors and Their Holiday Traditions. In the December issue of Ashley Hasty’s “Author’s Roundup,” I write about my Winter Solstice Ceremony, Fifty First Dates After Fifty is framed by 3 of these ceremonies. Read it HERE.
“Six Ways to Make Dating Over 50 Enjoyable” Guest blogger on KC Kilian’s website, 50 is just a number. Tips on enjoying the dating journey as much as the destination. August 1, 2022. Read dating tips HERE.
“7 Things I Learned from Dating & Writing.” Guest blogger on Stella’s Blog. Dating and writing have a lot in common! Attitude is everything, persistence is key, and loving yourself is required. June 10, 2022. Read tips for starting dating or writing HERE.
FEATURED AUTHOR IN MAGAZINE
Fifty First Dates After Fifty: A Memoir is featured in Quality of Life: Big Blend’s Family & Lifestyle, Personal & Professional Success Magazine, Spring/Summer 2022. Thanks to Lisa & Nancy, who interviewed me for Big Blend Radio. In Books for Personal Growth, Health, & Happiness, page 47! Read HERE.
“Leading a Sex-Positive Life.” Guest blogger on The Pleasure Project’s blog. I discuss how my book illustrates their principals of sexual rights, sexual health, self-love and sexual pleasure. Includes three excerpts from the book. December 16, 2021. Read HERE.
“Non-Monogamous Dating in Your Fifties.” Book excerpt in Residence 11. November 29, 2021. Read HERE.
“Alumnae in Action: Carolyn Arnold ’69” Spotlight in Emma Willard School’s alumnae newsletter, The View from Mount Ida. November 17, 2021. Read HERE.
“Women Being Brave—On Paper and In Life.” Guest blogger on Cathy Zane’s Blog, Overbooked. November 15, 2021. Read HERE.
“Stanford alumna releases memoir about her creative dating experiment.” Article in The Stanford Daily. November 2, 2021. Read HERE.
Written Book Q&A’s by Deborah Kalb. First question: “What inspired you to write Fifty First Dates After Fifty?” November 2, 2021. Read HERE.
“What’s a 60-something Feminist Doing Writing a Book about Dating Men?” in Women Writers, Women’s Books. August 22, 2021 and November 1, 2021. Read HERE.
CLIENT AUTHOR INTERVIEW
“Client Spotlight: Carolyn Lee Arnold” in Bridge Advisory blog. October 29, 2021. Read HERE.
ALUMNA AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT
“A 60-something Feminist on Dating” in Notes from Paradise: News for the Smith College community. October 20, 2021. Read HERE.
WRITING RETREAT TIP
Writing Retreat Tip in Hasty Book List’s “25 Authors and Their Tips on DIY-ing a Writing Retreat.” September 3, 2021. Read HERE.
“Fifty First Dates After 50: Alternative Lifestyle Dating Book Review” by Baby Boomster host Rebecca. August 17, 2021. Read HERE.
“He Might Have Been the One: Hope and Hurt on the Dating Scene,” Book excerpt in NextTribe: Age Boldly. August 9, 2021. Read HERE.
“Carolyn & Her 50 First Dates Project, or, How to Fall in Love with Yourself While You Look for a Partner.” Interview by Sasha Cagen. Great summary of dating project. November 29, 2012. Read HERE.
Sasha is a women’s empowerment coach who writes about women thriving on their own (she calls it Quirkyalone). This interview is on her website. While there, be sure to subscribe to her email, Weeklyish! .