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Linda Joy Myers
Worked at Nat'l Assoc. of Memoir Writers
Attended University of California, Berkeley
Lives in Berkeley CA
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Love your list! You get a lot done!!! Good luck on the next chapter--of your life and your book!
Like many writers, I follow Sonia Marsh's Gutsy Indie Publishers Facebook page. I read her entertaining and poignant memoir, Freeways to Flip-Flops. I contributed to her first My Gutsy Story anthology.   I met Sonia last spr...
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This publisher in UK seems  typical male editor. He does not seem to understand a problems of women's work. He is not able to be mentor of some sorts.
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Judy Mandel and Linda Joy Myers talk about how writing memoir helped them to heal their relationships with their mothers--and how you can too.
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Thank you for sharing!!
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The National Association of Memoir Writers is offering a series on memoir writing.
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Finding Your Voice in Memoir
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Judy Mandel, Jerry Waxler, and Linda Joy Myers, core members of the National Association of Memoir Writers, are presenting a series on memoir writing.
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Finding Your Theme in Memoir
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It's so helpful to learn how to begin a memoir. Too many people don't even start!
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great to see him sing--both of them in a different place, perhaps singing. 44 years ago they were here, singing, teaching their wisdom and history.
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Last chance to sign up for the F.ree Memoir Telesummit! Learn about Flash Memoirs, Plot in Memoir, marketing, and writing more than one--yes more than one--memoir! http://www.namw.org/2014/03/spring-2014-telesummit/#sthash.v2OD4h11.dpbs
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Judy Mandel and Linda Joy Myers talk about how writing memoir helped them to heal their relationships with their mothers--and how you can too.
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Another in the National Association of Memoir Writers memoir series. This one is about voice with my colleagues Jerry Waxler and Judy Mandel. Please like and share--and let us know if it's helpful.
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National Association of Memoir Writers presents a series on memoir writing.
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Finding Structure for Your Memoir
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New Huffington Post essay about the power of remembering...and the legacy of memoir. Share with your memoir friends!
I love the word "remember." It means to bring together the pieces of your life, your legacy, the wisdom of those who have gone before you. Whether we realize it or not, as we live our lives we're passing on traditions -- through holiday rit...
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Beautiful post Linda, and so insightful how writing brings us to new understanding.
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4 Tips on How to Jumpstart your Memoir
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Education
  • University of California, Berkeley
    Art, 1979
  • Mills College
    Creative Writing, 1993
    MA Creative Writing
  • San Francisco State University
    Counseling, 1982
    MS Counseling
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  • Nat'l Assoc. of Memoir Writers
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Widowed Journalist Encourages Healing with Writing Circle

What Makes a Memoir 'Great?'
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How can you make your memoir compelling? Find something unique about your narrative and focus the book around that instead of navel gazing a