Lisa Dale Norton

Lisa Dale Norton

Lisa Dale Norton is an author, developmental book editor, and a dynamic public speaker. She is passionate about layered writing structures in narrative nonfiction that reflect the complexity of life experience, and about the transformative power of writing a memoir. She is a gifted teacher, clear communicator, and a pro at creating an environment were learning can happen. Lisa wrote America’s go-to memoir writing guide, Shimmering Images: A Handy Little Guide to Writing Memoir (Macmillan), and the literary nonfiction story Hawk Flies Above: Journey to the Heart of the Sandhills (Picador USA), which won comparisons to the writing of Annie Dillard. https://lisadalenorton.com/
Writing Memoir to Find Meaning in Your Life

Writing Memoir to Find Meaning in Your Life

Writing Memoir To Find Meaning In Your Life I don’t know about you, but for me, this last year has been one long blur of unexpected events, time consuming changes to the daily round, and disorienting new “norms” that only end up being normal for a week or two. In the...

Find the Heart of Your Story, Part 3

Find the Heart of Your Story, Part 3

Authorlink—September 2020 Lisa Dale Norton Title: How To Find the Heart of your Story and Structure Your Memoir (Third and Final in the Pandemic Series)             When the pandemic started, I wrote about using stay-at-home time to work on your memoir, and then...