Peggy D. Snyder. Ph.D.


Hoping no neighbor watched, Kay slunk beneath the windows toward the front driveway. A wide-open space lay between her and the street. She couldn’t risk sprinting to her car. She had better hide behind the oleander until Olivia left. Excerpted from Age Matters by Peggy Dougherty. Look for my novel Age Matters on Amazon … but […]

Will Kay sell her script … ?

Kay sat frozen with fear. What stink bomb had Stouffer dropped? Did it have something to do with her script? Joel stared at the contract. After several minutes, he raised his eyes. She couldn’t decipher his expression. His jaw stiffened. “We’re withdrawing our offer. I’m truly sorry.” A ripple of nausea stirred in her gut. […]

Accompany Kay on her misadventures …

The distant music seemed to come from the backyard. Kay stepped onto the manicured lawn and wandered past the front windows. They were closed and vacant. She checked for curious neighbors and crept around the side of the house. Smooth jazz drifted softly from an open window as she approached a redwood gate. She heard […]


Kay Baldwin is about to realize her dream of selling a screenplay–if only she were younger. Soon you’ll be able to join Kay in her battle to overcome Hollywood ageism and a myriad of other daunting obstacles. Look for my new novel Age Matters. Coming soon to a bookstore near you. (It’s at the printers […]

A Novel Experience

After several years of work, my novel is close to completion.  I am eager to see it published. Stay tuned.

An excellent conference in New York City

In August I attended the Writer’s Digest Annual Conference 2016 in NYC. I’ve attended several writer’s conferences, but, in this case, I was very impressed with the overall and consistent quality of the presentations, the talks, and the sessions. It was a valuable and worthwhile experience that I would recommend to all writers. Of course, […]

Writers Digest e-Book Awards Reviews THE TEN MINUTE COGNITIVE WORKOUT

Commentary to Peggy D. Snyder, Ph.D. (aka Peggy Dougherty) re: THE TEN MINUTE COGNITIVE WORKOUT   “I found this book quite helpful, and I think many people will benefit. I like the way you connect this to a “workout” and keep the exercise short and focused. That makes it much more useful as it’s effective […]