From the bestselling author of “Don’t Call Me Mother”
Song of the Plains
A moving memoir of mothers and daughters, family and secrets, loss, hope, forgiveness, love and healing.
An Interview on Song of the Plains
I was pleased to be interviewed about Song of the Plains by Amber Lea Starfire of Writing Through Life. She and I co-edited the award-winning anthology, Times They Were A-Changing: Women Remember the 60s and 70s.
Watch the interview on video.
Reflecting on patterns of abandonment and estrangement that she witnessed as a child, Linda Joy’s latest book follows the author through a journey into her and her family’s past.
“I wanted to tell the secret stories that my great-grandmother Blanche whispered to me on summer nights in a featherbed in Iowa. I was eight and she was eighty . . .”
Breaking Ground on Your Memoir, also written by Linda Joy along with Brooke Warner, the authors present to you the craft and skills you can draw upon to write a powerful and moving memoir.
A groundbreaking work for healing long-term emotional problems. The Power of Memoir is a pioneering how-to book that provides you with a step-by-step program to use memoir writing as a therapeutic process.