BOOKS THAT HAVE INSPIRED AND MOTIVATED ME

WRITING & STORYTELLING

Wired for Story: The Writer's Guide to Using Brain Science to Hook Readers from the Very First Sentence by Lisa Cron

Story Genius: How to Use Brain Science to Go Beyond Outlining and Write a Riveting Novel by Lisa Cron

Your Brain on Ink: A Workbook on Neuroplasticity and the Journal Ladder by Kathleen Adams

The Artist's Way: 25th Anniversary Edition by Julia Cameron

The Writing Life by Annie Dillard

It's Never Too Late to Begin Again: Discovering Creativity and Meaning at Midlife and Beyond (Artist's Way) by Julia Cameron

Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott

Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within by Natalie Goldberg

Wild Mind: Living the Writer's Life by Natalie Goldberg

Long Quiet Highway: Waking Up in America by Natalie Goldberg

Coyote Wisdom: The Power of Story in Healing by Lewis Mehl-Madrona

Remapping Your Mind: The Neuroscience of Self-Transformation through Story by Lewis Mehl-Madrona

The Heroine's Journey by Maureen Murdock

The Writers Journey: Mythic Structure for Writers by Christopher Vogler

The Byline Bible: Get Published in Five Weeks by Susan Shapiro

Storycatcher: Making Sense of Our Lives through the Power and Practice of Story by Christina Baldwin

Writing to Change the World: An Inspiring Guide for Transforming the World with Words by Mary Pipher

REMINISCENCE, LIFE REVIEW, GUIDED AUTOBIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR:

Old Friend from Far Away: The Practice of Writing Memoir  by Natalie Goldberg

The Memoir Project: A Thoroughly Non-Standardized Text for Writing & Life by Marion Roach Smith

Your Life as Story: Discovering the "New Autobiography" and Writing Memoir as Literature by Tristine Rainer

Journey of Memoir: The Three Stages of Memoir Writing by Linda Joy Myers

Writing Your Legacy: The Step-by-Step Guide to Crafting Your Life Story by Richard Campbell & Cheryl Svensson

Where To Go From Here by Dr. James Birren

Telling the Stories of Life through Guided Autobiography Groups by Dr. James Birren

Reminiscence and Life Story Work: A Practice Guide by Faith Gibson

The Art and Science of Reminiscing by Jeffrey Webster

Writing Works: A Resource Handbook for Therapeutic Writing Workshops and Activities by Victoria Field

THE FEMININE, MIDLIFE & OTHER FUN STUFF

She: Understanding Feminine Psychology by Robert Johnson

The Grail Legend by Emma Jung

The Feminine in Fairytales by Marie-Louise von Franz

The Cat (Studies in Jungian Psychology by Jungian Analysts) by Marie-Louise von Franz 

MISCELLANEOUS

Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges by Amy Cuddy

Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl

Recollections: An Autobiography by Viktor Frankl

Nonsense: The Power of Not Knowing by Jamie Holmes

Book of Longing by Leonard Cohen

Curious: The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends On It by Ian Leslie
Way of the Winding Path: A Map for the Labyrinth of Life by M.A. Hogan & Eve Eschne

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