From: "The Use of Writing in Healing Past Traumas..." a teleseminar interview with James Pennebaker, Ph.D., by Linda Joy Meyers of the National Assoc. of Memoir Writers. Pennebaker on his early work with Jan and Ron Glasser: "Here we had done this research showing that when people write they go to the doctor less. And then we worked with them, and found there were changes in the immune function."
Linda Joy Meyers, award-winning author and founder of the National Association of Memoir Writers, shares her thoughts on how the writing of a memoir gives a voice to people who might otherwise not share a story.
Linda Joy Meyers, award-winning author and founder of the National Association of Memoir Writers, discusses techniques for defining the focus of your memoir. Her approach will help you define the significant moments in your life and pick from those the events that belong in your memoir. Linda graciously shares specific details that you can duplicate in your own writing. If you write memoir oar are even considering it, you won't want to miss this interview.