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...
Ever feel like no one sees you, especially those of the opposite sex? Do you sometimes wonder, “Am I fading into oblivion?” Don’t...
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,...
Buds evoking what’s to come, Nudging traces in pool of haze, marking time, Just grazing. Nectar naively taunts the lazy tongue, Seeking...
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...
Are you toying with the idea of writing a memoir? Are you unsure or fearful of venturing out of your comfort zone to become the author of your true...
Memories are currency in more ways than one. What are we without memory? And what will happen to the important memories of our lives and the lives of...
Aha! We’re back to the power of words and how writing affects each of us. When we write stories, we stir memories, and to put those memories...
I don’t know a writer of memoir who feels empty while writing. They experience myriad feelings, but emptiness isn’t among them. They are...
Do you ever feel like you are just a character in your own life? Going through the motions of day-to-day living, but forever going back to certain...
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 see walking a labyrinth as a metaphor for the passionate journey into memoir writing. Labyrinths have been around for centuries and have been used...

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