Lynn, The Story Woman

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Lynn, The Story Woman

<p>&nbsp;Short Bio: <span>Lynn Cook Henriksen discovered a profound way to keep our mothers&rsquo; spirits alive after she witnessed Alzheimer&rsquo;s disease ravage her mother&rsquo;s mind. She has helped hundreds to capture, in bio-vignettes,&nbsp;thoughts and feelings&nbsp;they never thought they could. While writing and collecting stories is Lynn&rsquo;s aim, teaching and encouraging others to portray their mothers&rsquo; essential character in a story, as no photograph could ever do, is her passion. &nbsp;To further promote and teach writing these vital memoirs, she created an easy-to-follow guide book, <i>TellTale Souls Writing The Mother Memoir: How To Tap Memory and Write Your Story Capturing Character & Spirit.<i> This award-winning writing guide is available on Amazon and on request from your favorite bookseller. After more than a decade, she has emerged as The Story Woman</span>&trade;.</p> <p><span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; She is a member of the California Writers Club &ndash; Marin County, and the President of the San Francisco Chapter of the Women&rsquo;s National Book Association, an organization with nine chapters and over 800 members. An alumna of Dominican University and a member of the Psi Chi Chapter of the National Honor Society in Psychology, Lynn&rsquo;s career has been rich and varied as an entrepreneur, founder of a non-profit institute, neuro-feedback therapist, instructor, and project manager for the renovation of historic hotel properties.</span></p> <p><span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; She is the mother of a son and two daughters, the proud grandmother of two &ldquo;adorables,&rdquo; and she lives with her husband in Marin County overlooking San Francisco Bay.<br /> <br /> <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.telltalesouls.com">Take a look at what TellTale Souls are doing.</a>&nbsp;Submit your story for possible future publication.<br /> <br /> <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.thestorywoman.com">Ask The Story Woman questions.</a></span></p> More later....

Stories by Lynn, The Story Woman

What does Memorial Day mean to you? I feel fortunate to have clear memories of what Memorial Day signifies. When I was a kid growing up in North...
Or is it intention, inspiration, fruition?  Many years ago, inspiration led me to write a book, a guidebook filled with exercises and stories to...
I’ll start by asking you a few questions and end with a short list of the five reasons for you to write a memoir that captures the character...
The best way to compel other people’s interest in your work is to tell a story rather than bore readers with facts—so says the expert,...
I feel fortunate to have clear memories of what Memorial Day signifies. When I was a kid growing up in North Dakota, this was a day where everyone I...
Grey some say. I always spell it gray, so I guess that means I’m one of those wayward Americans, which I am proud to be!—I’m told...
I know you’re budding out, pert and peppy in all your glory spring. I feel you beckon me with your flirtatious ways, flowing sap, and saucy...
I had the rare and exciting opportunity last Sunday to hear powerful writing tips from Jason Roberts, author of A Sense of the World: How a Blind Man...
I close my eyes; I’m back there banging fat felt eraser blocks together making chock dust clouds slide down the slanted rays of sunshine coming...