Kelly Capers

Kelly Capers is a freelance editor and journalist who facilitated a writers’ conference held for many years at UGA.
8 Posts

Author! Author! Boomer Writers Abound.

Following their passions and learning the book business Writing the Great American Novel may be a pipe dream for those of us in later life,...

Read All About It. Not Your Grandma’s Book Club

The term book club often conjures thoughts of grandmothers and spinsters of yesteryear, chatting over tea and cookies. Popular movies have promoted it as a...

Game Changers Sports Remain a Lifelong Passion for Many Men

Along the journey from boys to men, playing sports is a constant for many that shapes character, and adds value to life. As time...

Not stopping now! Boomers in Business

Not stopping now! Boomers in business continue to disrupt aging stereotypes. Those of us over 50 are among the country’s most active entrepreneurs, starting businesses at rates higher than millennials. Read profiles of area boomers in business.

Dare it! Do It! The Over-50s Do Not Have to Live a Quiet and Resigned Life.

Some say there’s a virtue to aging gracefully, easing placidly into Golden Years. But for some daring Athens residents, life is about saving the...

A Lonely Heart

I’d been telling myself for months that I should go down to Florida to visit her. But between working and graduate school, a free...

So you want to publish your memoirs

Publishing a book used to be so much simpler, and so much harder. While the 21st century has democratized the process of publishing— it’s...

Bloom Where Planted

OLLI @UGA remains strong during pandemic When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Athens in March, the University of Georgia’s closure of in-person classes, lectures and activities...

Just a Thought

“This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson Knowing what to...

FYI: Need to Know, Good to Know, Fun to Do!

Need to Know Dementia Friends Georgia In Georgia, 140,000 people are living with dementia and continue to be vital members of their communities, shopping, dining, working...