Linda Joy Myers, author

Linda Joy Myers is president and founder of the National Association of Memoir Writers. Her memoir Don’t Call Me Mother—A Daughter’s Journey from Abandonment to Forgiveness was a finalist in the ForeWord Book of the Year Award, a finalist in the IndieExcellence Awards, and won the BAIPA Gold Medal award. She’s the author of three books on memoir writing: The Power of Memoir—How to Write Your Healing Story, Journey of Memoir, and Becoming Whole. 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 therapist for thirty-six years, Myers speaks about memoir, healing and the power of writing the truth. Linda offers private coaching for writers, and teaches ongoing new classes with Brooke Warner. Check out the Write Your Memoir in Six Months website for the latest offerings. She is passionate about spring flowers, her rose garden, grandchildren, and the power of healing to free us from the past