Billie Best Bio & Social Media

Billie Best is a Baby Boomer born in 1954 and speaks to her cohort, most particularly women over 50, with her own hard-earned wisdom on life’s uncertainty, the renaissance of menopause, fearless aging and coping with ageism. As a professional she has reinvented herself numerous times from the music business to marketing and technology to small scale farming and becoming an author. Her blog “Beyond 60 — Loving Life, Staying Relevant” at has established her as an entertainer, a feminist and a voice for change. Her memoir from Widowspeak Publishing is titled “How I Made a Huge Mess of My Life (or Couples Therapy with a Dead Man)” (March 2020) and her anthology of blog posts is titled “I Could Be Wrong” (November 2020). Currently she resides in Oregon.

Contact info

Widowspeak Publishing, 3003 W. 11th Ave. PMB 193, Eugene, OR 97402

Video Interview

Pod Cast Interviews

Trust Tree Talks : In this episode Billie walks the Trust Tree gals through what prompted her cross-county move and how she’s creating a new chapter for herself after sixty. Tune in for Billie’s truth bombs about what aging in this society really looks like.

Passionistas Project Podcast : Billie found herself starting over, indulging her passions and looking for her purpose. Now her mission is to change the societal views on women and disrupt aging.

“I Could Be Wrong” Anthology Specs

  • Price: $7.99 paperback, $4.69 ebook
  • Paperback size: 6” x 9” / 260 pages
  • Paperback ISBN 978-1-7345964-2-7
  • Ebook ISBN 978-1-7345964-3-4
  • Date of publish: November 18, 2020
  • Paperback available on Amazon only
  • Ebook available on Amazon Kindle only
  • Amazon categories Nonfiction > Humor > Topic > Marriage & Family and Nonfiction > Self-Help > Aging

“How I Made a Huge Mess” Memoir Specs

  • Price: $12.99 paperback, $7.99 ebook
  • Paperback size: 6” x 9” / 260 pages
  • Paperback ISBN 978-1-7345964-0-3
  • Ebook ISBN 978-1-7345964-1-0
  • Date of publish: March 21, 2020
  • Paperback platforms: Amazon,, IndieBound, Barns & Noble, and Ingram
  • Ebook platforms: Kindle, Apple iBooks, Kobo, Barnes & Noble Nook, Tolino, Bibliotheca, Baker & Taylor, Hoopla, OverDrive
  • Price of ebook for libraries $15.99

Memoir BISAC Categories:

  • BIO 02600 Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoir
  • FAM 030000 Family & Relationships / Marriage & Long-Term Relationships
  • FAM 014000 Family & Relationships / Death, Grief, Bereavement

Download Chapter One of Memoir : Excerpt for Review (10 page PDF)