LEFT COAST WRITERS LITERARY SALON: Linda Joy Myers, Author of Memoir–How to Write Your Healing Story, Founder and President of National Association of Memoir Writers
Monday, July 7th, 2014 || 7pm
Book Passage-Corte Madera|| 51 Tamal Vista Dr. Corte Madera ||
Linda Joy Myers, Ph.D., MFT, is the President and Founder of the National Association of Memoir Writers. Linda is the author of The Power of Memoir–How to Write Your Healing Story, and a workbook Journey of Memoir–The Three Stages of Memoir Writing. Her passion for memoir writing began many years ago–she likes to talk about the stories her great-grandmother Blanche told her as they shared a featherbed in Iowa when she was 8 years old, the seeds of Linda as storyteller and memoir writer. She’ll be sharing the story of her literary journey as well as tips on writing a fascinating memoir.
Linda Joy has been a therapist in Berkeley, California for over thirty years, following her belief that deep patterns can be healed and changed. She learned about changing these patterns through her own inner work and writing her memoir Don’t Call Me Mother: A Daughter’s Journey from Abandonment to Forgiveness, which received the Gold Medal (more…)