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by Erica | Jan 12, 2018 | Categories: NAMW Guest Speakers, Upcoming Events, Upcoming Workshops and Classes, and Virtual Book Club. Tags: Finding My Badass Self: A Year of Truths and Dares, memoir writers, Memoir Writing, and Sherry Stanfa-Stanley. | 0 Comments
Sherry Stanfa-Stanley Nude Beaches, SWAT Raids, and Other Ways to Jumpstart Your Memoir February 8, 2018 4 PM PST 5 PM MST 6 PM CST 7 PM EST For this month’s book group, we want to welcome Sherry Stanfa-Stanley who will talk about how taking risks and facing...
by Erica | Jan 3, 2018 | Categories: Blog, Member Teleseminar, Upcoming Workshops and Classes, and Workshops & Event Schedule. Tags: Breaking Silence, journal writing techniques, Kathleen Kay Adams, memoir writers, and Memoir Writing. | 16 Comments
NAMW January Member Teleseminar Kathleen (Kay) Adams January 26, 2018 11 AM PST | 12pm MST | 1pm CST | 2pm EST Happy 2018 to you all! I look forward to a creative year at NAMW, and I hope you are enjoying the development of your projects as the year begins. For our...
by Erica | Dec 14, 2017 | Categories: NAMW Guest Speakers, Upcoming Events, Upcoming Workshops and Classes, and Virtual Book Club. Tags: Amazon Wisdom Keeper: A Psychologist’s Memoir of Spiritual Awakening, Loraine Van Tuyl, memoir writers, and Memoir Writing. | 2 Comments
Loraine Van Tuyl Writing on Purpose: Transforming What Emerges out of the Shadows January 11, 2018 4 PM PST 5 PM MST 6 PM CST 7 PM EST Loraine Y. Van Tuyl is the author of the multi-award-winning debut memoir, Amazon Wisdom Keeper: A Psychologist’s Memoir of...
by Erica | Dec 5, 2017 | Categories: Blog, Member Teleseminar, Upcoming Workshops and Classes, and Workshops & Event Schedule. Tags: Angela Ackerman, memoir event, memoir teleseminar, and memoir writers. | 9 Comments
NAMW December Member Teleseminar Angela Ackerman December 15, 2017 11 AM PST | 12 PM MST | 1 PM CST | 2 PM EST While there’s a perception that books are simply a vehicle for entertaining an audience, the truth is something deeper and more meaningful: they are...
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- Breaking Silence: A Mini-Workshop
- Emotional Wounds: Understanding the Mechanics of Psychological Pain
- How to Prepare to Write a Great First Draft in 30 Days
- On Being Vulnerable: Writing From the Body Straight Into Truth & With Emotional Power
- Labor Day and Back to School Sale
- Breaking Through Writer’s Block with Intuitive Collage
Myers makes a compelling case for the power of words as a form of healing and growth.
James W. Pennebaker, Ph.D. professor of psychology, The University of Texas at Austin and author, Opening Up and Writing To Heal September 9, 2014
...the NAMW memoir classes with Linda Joy Myers are wonderful
Kathy Pooler September 9, 2014
I loved Linda Joy's two-hour workshop on memoir writing! She gave us such terrific information--all of which was helpful no matter what stage of memoir writing we were in. She has such an embracing style--this was not like most teleseminars I have taken, in that Linda Joy encouraged participation of the audience (she did not mute us), and no matter what participants said or asked, she always made everyone feel like their contribution or question was valued.
Debra Sanders September 9, 2014
This tele-seminar is such an inspiration and so valuable to me expanding ways of thinking and creating…. makes me SPARKLE like Veuve Clicquot! Sharon, Thank you so much.
Rosalyn Kaplus September 9, 2014
A powerful and unique writing guide—one that will lead any writer straight to the heart of their richest material, help them heal, and then teach them how to shape it into literature. Destined to become a classic!
Jordan E. Rosenfeld contributing editor, Writer’s Digest magazine and author, Make a Scene: Crafting a Powerful Story One Scene at a Time September 9, 2014
With a gentle spirit and a clear voice, Linda Joy Myers creates a safe place for writers. With her 8 Step Program, Myers guides writers through the dark places of the heart, to ultimately arrive at a place of power and grace.
Sue William Silverman author, Fearless Confessions: A Writer’s Guide to Memoir and Because I Remember Terror, Father, I Remember You September 9, 2014
One of the best things that has happened to me in my short two year adventure as a writer and author, is the NAMW and you. I can't thank you enough for your inspirational efforts to make sure that all your members get much more than 100 per cent value from belonging to the group.
Gene Pepper September 9, 2014
About Linda’s online writing workshop: I like the concept of ‘turning points’ instead of stories. It gives a more dynamic sense of flow to the stories and helps me to know which ones to select
Ruth September 9, 2014
When I first found NAMW (through Kathleen Adams and the Center for Journal Therapy) I was ecstatic. I knew that I was not alone in the drive to write down what happened to me and those around me, as well as the very real effects of lives lived – effects that reach from the distant past well as far, far into the future. Connecting with others who are putting themselves through the annealing fire of The Journey provides comfort like no other. The value is further enhanced by Linda Joy Myers. Her insightful “hand” leads, directs, and sets the tone for the society.
Lynn September 9, 2014