Day 9: Interview with Linda Joy Myers
- Writing Through the Emotional Layers
- The Value of Research and Practicing Point of View
- Tending to the Characters, Honoring the Landscape
Linda Joy’s Bio: Linda Joy Myers is president of the National Association of Memoir Writers, and author of the award winning memoir Don’t Call Me Mother—A Daughter’s Journey from Abandonment to Forgiveness, and two books on craft: The Power of Memoir and Journey of Memoir. Her new memoir Song of the Plains: A Memoir of Family, Secrets, and Silence, is about breaking generational patterns through art and self-expression. She’s a co-author with Brooke Warner of two books: Breaking Ground on Your Memoir and Magic of Memoir. Myers writes for the Huffington Post, and co-teaches the program Write Your Memoir in Six Months with Brooke Warner. A memoir coach for the last 19 years, Myers speaks about memoir, healing and the power of writing the truth.