Confessions of a Geriatric Prom Queen

About Confessions of a Geriatric Prom Queen

Lila Lee Silvern Confessions of a Geriatric Prom  QueenConfessions of a Geriatric Prom Queen explores what seems to be the last taboo in movies and TV. sensuality after sixty, The author describes her “coming of old age” adventures in a hilarious book of stories about dates on a clothing optional beach with a retired Royal Grenadier to a movie shoot with an amateur director, to a real romance with a late-in-life true love. She hopes to inspire the older crowd to drop some of their inhibitions and get more enjoyment out of life after sixty and also give younger readers something to look forward to in the future.

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Guest Post by Lila Lee Silvern

Marketing my book, “Confessions of a Geriatric Prom Queen” has been as great a challenge as mastering the computer code of self-publishing. The skill that has helped me overcome my lack of skill in many areas is my openness to suggestions from people I meet in unexpected places.

I made a wonderful contact on the tennis court where I play on Saturdays. David Berkus, a left-handed threat at the net is also an experienced business man who specializes in marketing strategies. He was sitting patiently on the bench waiting to play doubles when he overheard me talking about my book. He not only bought a copy but went on to recommend a week later that I be interviewed for one of Mikhail Tank’s KPFK podcasts for his and Layla Ashley’s The Feel, Think and Grow Show.

This is a show about dealing with a chaotic and sometimes overbearing world that questions our value of humanity. The aims of the hosts are to inspire and encourage feeling and questioning ones own personal growth and freedom.

I had prepared myself to read passages from my book that would tease and titillate and hopefully entertain, amuse and sell books. There were other inquiries about what I look for in a man and what I think about plastic surgery and dating younger men or bi-sexuals.

I was able to express some of my more serious feelings about ageing and my belief in having passionate feelings about issues and causes and helping others as a way of preventing depression. I was glad I wasn’t asked to describe sex acts, but led to talk about acts of affection and tenderness as being more important in Senior relationships. I can now also add that being interviewed and creating an interest in my interviewers to read my book and meet for dinner put a smile on my face and a spring in my step.

And as for their inquiry about what I find attractive in men….it is similar to what I like in women friends…….kindness, curiosity and the ability to laugh at the tribulations of growing old.

About Lila Lee Silvern

Lila_small-217x300After retiring from a long career as a writer of educational materials for children, Lila Lee Silvern created a new image of herself entertaining at a weekly story salon held at a local coffee house.

She was surprised to learn that her young audiences were delighted with her seven minute, ribald stories about seniors still enjoying sex, romance and a good laugh about themselves.

She hoped to inspire the older crowd to drop some of their inhibitions, get more enjoyment out of life after sixty, and give the younger people a more hopeful look at the future. Sensuality after sixty seems to be the last taboo that TV and the movies seem reluctant to explore. This book may embarrass some, but hopefully it will titillate others to drop a few hang ups and grab what’s left of their lives with gusto and giggles.

Lila Lee Silvern is a graduate of the UCLA Theatre Arts Department and received a Masters Degree in Bilingual Education from California State University. Northridge. She has had educational materials published and appeared in a KLCS series called, “The World Comes to Los Angeles.” She is the mother of two sons.

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About Kev

Kev is an Author & Songwriter. After years of studying, and even more years working in education, and management in the US, he returned to his hometown in England where he finally settled down to focus on his writing and music. Links to his works can be found in the widget bar, and more information about them can be found on his pages above. He would greatly appreciate it if you would check them out. Kev has a M.Ed in Secondary Education with English as his main subject area. He also did post-graduate studies in Christian Counselling and Psychopathology after obtaining a BA in Psychology with a minor in Classical Greek.

10 comments on “Confessions of a Geriatric Prom Queen

  1. Lol… This is just a rave, Diana. Lila wrote it, I just posted it on here for her. And it works… someone already bought her book after reading this! 😉 Makes it all worth while! 😀

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  2. Just the title of the book is entertaining. Thanks for the review. 🙂

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  3. As 60 creeps ever nearer I’m fascinated with the sound of this. It’s hard enough to find books about 40/50-year-olds, let alone peoplein their 60s. Well done to the author for tackling the subject.

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  4. Thanks Kev for your support of wonderful authors.

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  5. Loving the sound of this one – had to 1-click! Thanks!

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