Spirited Away: the Life of the Ghostwriter

By Sarah Elizabeth Adler

The year was 1986, and Barbara Feinman Todd was a writer in disguise. Her mission? To crash a party— the 45th wedding anniversary of the director of the CIA, being held at the Watergate Hotel in Washington, D.C. No press was allowed, but it was her job to find out who the guests were.

Clad in a black velvet cocktail dress and armed with a notebook hidden inside her clutch, the 26-year-old slipped past the Secret Service agents. Once in the party, she scurried back and forth from ballroom to bathroom, where she wrote down the names of the Washington insiders in attendance—including Henry Kissinger and the U.S. Attorney General.

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Silver Disobedience

Dian Griesel, January 5, 2018

Judy Katz, age 77, is a prime example of a #SilverDisobedience. She is a Ghostwriter living in New York City who has written and promoted 42 books. She’s still at it through her company, J Katz Creative. An animal advocate, she shares her spacious apartment with Sophie and Gretchen, two Chihuahuas. Besides trying to help get carriage horses out of Manhattan, Judy is an activist seeking to help get the older people out of prison and back into their communities. Judy belongs to Mensa, the Authors Guild, and several women’s networking groups. She writes a blog for the Huffington Post and The Three Tomatoes newsletter about mid-life dating. She’s currently single, is fun to be with and vows to never “act her age.”

https://silverdisobedience.rocks/judy-katz/