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Lynn Henriksen's Biography

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Tiburon, California
She and her husband David live in Marin County, California.
Jan 2009

Lynn 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 people 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 book, The Story Woman Guide to the Art of Writing the Mother Memoir is slated for publishing Spring 2012.

Lynn is a member of the California Writers Club and the 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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Baking sourdough bread