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Lynne Griffin
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Lynne provides coaching on fiction and nonfiction book projects. She can also assess and provide a thorough read, developmental edit, and coaching feedback to help you take your fiction and nonfiction writing to the next level. Her clients have gone on to publish their work in all kinds of publishing venues.

CONSULTS ON
Short Fiction, The Novel, Memoir, Personal Essay, Book-Length Non-Fiction, Young Adult & Middle-Grade Children’s Literature

AREAS OF INTEREST
Upmarket fiction, memoir, young adult, nonfiction health, education, psychology, with a focus on the depth and complexities of relationships, mental health, medical trauma, childhood, adolescence, family. Lynne is especially interested in helping writers find the right structure for their projects and dig into the heart of the emotional narratives that drive their work.


years experience: 20
rates: Upon request
SKILLS
Writing, Ghost-writing, Fiction writing, Developmental editing, Proposal writing/editing
GENRES & SPECIALTIES
General fiction, Mystery, Suspense/thriller, Juvenile fiction, Biography, Mind/body/spirit, Health, Lifestyle, Memoir, Psychology, Parenting, Education
MOST RECENT PROJECTS
FEATURED CLIENTS

Strategic Marketing:

Celeste Ng—Everything You Never Told Me (Penguin)

Christopher Castellani—All This Talk of Love (Algonquin)

Annie Weatherwax—All We Had (Scribner)

Fiction:

Jael McHenry—The Kitchen Daughter (Simon & Schuster)

Clara Silverstein—Secrets in a House Divided (Mercer University Press)

Nonfiction:

Elinor Svenson & Betsy Banks Epstein—Still Becoming: Conversations with People in their Sixties (Right Coast Press)

Jennifer De Leon—Wise Latinas: Writers on Higher Education (University of Nebraska Press)

ML Nichols—The Parent Backpack (Ten Speed Press)

Katie Naftzger—Parenting in the Eye of the Storm: The Adoptive Parent’s Guide to the Teen Years (Kingsley Publishers)

SPECIALIZED TRAINING, WORK EXPERIENCE, HONORS
Lynne Griffin is an internationally recognized expert on family life and the author of the family-focused novels Life Without Summer (St. Martin's Press), Sea Escape (Simon & Schuster), and Girl Sent Away (SixOneSeven Books). She's also the author of the nonfiction parenting guides, Let's Talk About It: Adolescent Mental Health (SixOneSeven Books) and Negotiation Generation (Penguin). To learn more about her work visit www.LynneGriffin.com or follow her on twitter @Lynne_Griffin.