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Meet the Team

The National Association of Memoir Writers is directed by a volunteer Advisory Board composed of leaders within the memoir writing community.


Linda Joy Myers

Linda Myers


Advisory Board

Jerry Waxler

Jerry Waxler, M.S., is an experienced memoir workshop leader, and a member of the advisory board for the National Association of Memoir Writers. He is also an author, writing coach and therapist.

Sharon Lippincott

Sharon Lippincott is a lifestory writing instructor and coach, and the author of The Heart and Craft of Writing Compelling Description, The Heart and Craft of Lifestory Writing, The Albuquerque Years, her blog is The Heart and Craft of Life Writing.

Brooke Warner

Brooke Warner is founder of Warner Coaching Inc., publisher of She Writes Press, and author of What’s Your Book? A Step-by-Step Guide to Get You from Inspiration to Published Author.

Betsy Graziani Fasbinder

Betsy Graziani Fasbinder is the author of the novel, Fire & Water and the IPPY Award winning memoir, Filling Her Shoes. In addition to her coaching for writers of fiction and memoir, she has served as a professional public speaking coach in Fortune 500 companies for more than 20 years. She coaches writers to develop their speaking skills as an essential part of their author platforms and has authored From Page to Stage: Inspiration, Tools, and Public Speaking Tips for Writers.   

Support Team


Erica Banaski

Customer Support