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Lynn Cook Henriksen, aka The Story Woman, discovered a profound way to keep our mothers’ spirits alive after she witnessed Alzheimer’s disease ravage her mother’s mind. For over a decade, she has helped hundreds of daughters and sons capture in brief memoirs the memories and feelings they never thought they could record. She coined the term Mother Memoir and developed The Story Woman method to demystify writing memoir and provide unique views and food-for-thought for writers of any level to create true and telling tales.

Her new award winning* “How-To” book is complete with 40 stories to guide your way through thoughtful prompts and exercises to writing a heartfelt story all your own.

* San Francisco Book Festival honors Lynn Henriksen’s TellTale Souls Writing the Mother Memoir…in the “How-To” category “BEST BOOKS OF SPRING!”

TellTale Souls: Writing the Mother Memoir: How to Tap Memory and Write Your Story Capturing Character & Spirit is now available on Amazon or on request from your favorite bookstore.

Lynn is a member of the California Writers Club and Immediate Past President of the San Francisco Chapter of the Women’s National Book Association. She teaches classes, workshops, and gives Story Salon presentations around the country. She lives with her husband in Marin County, California.

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