Tiburon, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2012
“A Mom’s Take” network, the top-notch blog every mother loves, is the spot to go to win San Francisco Book Festival’s pick for “Best Books for Spring 2012” in the how-to category. The guidebook, “TellTale Souls Writing the Mother Memoir: How to Tap Memory and Write Your Story Capturing Character & Spirit” by Lynn Henriksen, shows you how to discover your mother’s individuality and write to tell about it. The chance to win the book runs from June 13 -29, 2012.
The award winning “TellTale Souls Writing the Mother Memoir: How to Tap Memory and Write Your Story Capturing Character & Spirit” by Lynn Cook Henriksen has the power to move people and change awareness. Its secrets to writing well will be given away in just two weeks, so now is the time to enter on AMomsTake.com blog network.
For those who want to write, and especially for people who think they don’t know how to write, writing a true story about mother (or a ‘mother figure’) is the best place to start. In fact, it is the only place to begin writing memoir or fiction.
The “TellTale Souls” book, focusing on technique and true tales, draws people deep into the heart and soul of writing the “Mother Memoir” and teaches them why this work is so important. To learn to creatively write memoir go to The Story Woman Blog at TellTale Souls.com.
Tapping into memory and learning to write with honesty about intimate, sometimes trying, relationships is the most valuable form of writing. This book, “TellTale Souls Writing the Mother Memoir: How to Tap Memory and Write Your Story Capturing Character & Spirit,” by Lynn Henriksen, an intuitive leader and writing coach of story salons and workshops, takes readers on a journey through emotional terrain to access the deepest spiritual truths of intimate relationships. By way of specific triggers unexpected impressions will emerge and evolve as the author shows daughters and sons how to discover their mother’s individuality and write to tell about it by answering this question, “If you could tell just one small story that would capture your mother’s character and keep her spirit alive, what would it be?”
Find the secrets to answering this key question via intriguing prompts and exercises throughout the guidebook’s Five Acts—steps to success—interwoven with 40 inspired memoirs by TellTale Souls who have walked this path.
From a new perspective, Lynn Henriksen's 'Innersearch' technique guides readers and writers to that tender spot deep inside to locate striking memories, and then to move the hint of fragrance, the turn of a phrase, the hum of a tune, the flash of an eye, the back of a hand, or a fragment of family ritual into a remarkable short, true story about mother. People new to writing will find the writing process demystified, and professional authors will encounter abundant food for thought and innovative techniques to get their creative juices flowing.
“As caring a writer as she is a daughter, mother, author and speaker, Lynn Henriksen has developed a matchless method to help every daughter and son keep their recollections of mother vivid and fresh through Writing the Mother Memoir. Her brilliant technique, explained in clear and compassionate terms and alive with true stories, is simple to follow even if one is not a writer by trade. I highly recommend this guidebook.” ~Patricia V. Davis, bestselling author.
As Lynn Henriksen discovered a profound way to keep mothers’ spirits alive after witnessing Alzheimer’s disease ravage her mother’s mind, she has helped hundreds of daughters and sons capture in brief memoirs the memories and feelings they never thought they could record. The creation of each Mother Memoir is the immediate side to this journey of discovery, but there are far reaching effects brought about by "TellTale Souls Writing the Mother Memoir: How to Tap Memory and Write Your Story Capturing Character & Spirit," as well. Sharing our mothers’ authenticity through story fills voids, reenergizes spirits, and links souls as universal connections are illuminated, recognized, understood, and celebrated.
Lynn Cook Henriksen, aka The Story Woman, is CEO of “TellTale Souls,” an enterprise promoting writing memoir creatively through workshops, classes, speaking presentations, and her new guidebook, "TellTale Souls Writing the Mother Memoir: How to Tap Memory and Write Your Story Capturing Character & Spirit."
Lynn Henriksen, Public Relations
TellTale Souls/The Story Woman