Write Your Memoir in Six Months in the News
1. FIND A WRITING PARTNER.
2. JOT DOWN ALL YOUR EXCUSES.
3. PAY YOURSELF FOR SHOWING UP.
4. KEEP A DAILY JOURNAL.
5. TURN OFF YOUR INTERNET.
Read the full article, "Appeal of Writing Memoirs Grows, as Do Publishing Options."
Linda Joy and Write Your Memoir in Six Months course in the San Jose Mercury News.
"I tell people that the more they learn to create a real scene, the more they learn to taste, feel and see what happened, the more they will tell a better story for other people. ... and the more they are going to heal themselves from the experience they're writing about."
—Linda Joy Myers.
Read the full article, "Writing Your Story: The Healing Power of Memoir-Writing" _____________________________________________
THE MAGIC OF MEMOIR
Linda Joy and Brooke co-facilitated their first-ever in-person event,
MAGIC OF MEMOIR 2015, in Berkeley in October 2015. Plans for 2016 are already underway. Here's some of what the participants had to say!
“An awe-inspiring weekend! The valuable information and resources were amazing. The connections, inspiration, and motivation invaluable.” —Jean Wells
“This was a fantastic weekend. I learned so much!”—Luisa Kolker
“Loved getting my writing juices flowing again.” —Teru Clavel
“I learned how difficult and brave it is to write your best work. A great experience all around!” —Lori Nicholson
“I enjoyed the fellowship of the participants, the availability, and connection to the presenters. So open, so helpful.” —Melody Moore
“Linda Joy and Brooke give such value. I learned that you can take steps that will cut years off the memoir writing process.” —Peggy Thomson
“The event was really well planned—everything ran smoothly and I learned so much. I was challenged to rethink structure and to really get at MY truth." —Marianne Rossi
“It was perfect! You saved my sanity.” —Madeleine Kayser
“This conference ROCKED! I thank you for the vest writer’s conference ever.” —Mary Cryns