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Carolyn Bower

FREELANCE WRITER

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I find inspiration in many different areas and that has led me to write about a wide range of topics. My music articles have been published in FYI 50 Plus -Follow Your Interests, Boomer Magazine and GO Magazine(New York City). I've also written commentary, general interest and wildlife pieces that have appeared in FYI50 Plus-Follow Your Interests, Suddenly Senior, The Sports Column and in Midwest publications.

Currently working on articles about non-profit organizations, sports and general interest/opinion pieces.

To learn more about my background and writing experience, check out my portfolio selections. My email/contact info is accessible by clicking on the mail icon below.

Portfolio

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE & BACKGROUND

NON-PROFIT/PHILANTHROPY - Children & Animals, Arts, Wildlife/Conservation

MUSIC/PROFILE

COMMENTARY/GENERAL INTEREST

fyi50+ The Original Online Senior Magazine * follow your interests
05/26/2020
A Wealth of Activities to Enjoy From Home

By Carolyn Bower ~ Are you and your family tired of watching television and movies? Are you done with baking (and eating) delectable desserts? Spending more time at home these days offers opportunities for enjoyment and learning new hobbies.

News Journal Mansfield, OH
'50's Television Suits Her Taste Just Fine

I admit it. I am one of the TV generation - one who was born in the 1950's and grew up watching "Sky King," "Fury," "My Three Sons," " Leave it to Beaver" and "Adventures in Paradise." Those were the days when Saturday morning meant Sky rescuing Penny and the beautiful

News Journal Mansfield, OH
Books Stack Up To Fine Hobby

I hand over the money. I clutch the package tightly and hurry on my way home. Another one to add to my obsession - to add to my growing collection. I can feel the texture through the wrapping paper and smell the newness - a newness not yet affected by use or passage of time.

Writing Sample - Education/Literature
Children's Literature - Banned!

School districts across the country are faced with controversial decisions about the content of literature available is classrooms and school libraries. Censoring and banning of certain children's books has occurred and according to

SPORTS

The Sports Column | Sports Articles, Analysis, News and Media
04/14/2021
Colleges Embrace Women's Flag Football - The Sports Column | Sports Articles, Analysis, News and...

Collegiate flag football for women is here, and the inaugural season is happening this spring. But there's still a lot of work to make the sport a sustainable feature of college athletic programs. Intercollegiate competition is the outcome of a collaboration among the NFL, a sports organization called Reigning Champs Experience (RCX), and a collegiate sports association, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).

The Sports Column | Sports Articles, Analysis, News and Media
04/18/2020
Adjusting to Life Without Sports and Sporting Events - The Sports Column | Sports Articles,...

Explore a lternatives to live sports! Here are some suggestions. Sports fans are facing reality: with Coronavirus pandemic worries, live events have been put on hold. Casualties abound. Wimbledon has been canceled, the MLB season delayed, the Tokyo Summer Olympics and the Master's golf tournament have been postponed, the NBA season suspended, and the Kentucky Derby and Indianapolis 500 rescheduled.

The Sports Column | Sports Articles, Analysis, News and Media
01/26/2020
Hazing Is A Problem In College Sports - The Sports Column | Sports Articles, Analysis, News and...

According to the NCAA, 74 percent of student-athletes experience hazing while in college. It's time for administrators, coaches, parents, and students to work together to end t his despicable practice. -In 2015, a hazing incident involving the swim program at Drury University (MO) led to an investigation and adoption of a plan to deal with hazing.

The Journal-Herald, White Haven PA (reprint from The Sports Column)
07/04/2019
Attire Controversy in Women's Tennis Wears Thin

When does action on the tennis court take a backseat to action apart from it? It's happening here and now, At the forefront of the game has been controversy about outfits worn by Serena Williams. In 2018, her "catsuit" - a skin-tight , black full-length outfit - caused a stir at the French Open. The catsuit wasn't just a fashion statement, it was designed for Williams as a precaution against

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