One day, as Nan Phifer scanned the handouts she’d prepared for participants in her writing workshops, she realized they composed chapters of a book. Memoirs of the Soul: A Writing Guide, was first published by Writers Digest Books. Nan presents workshops for continuing education and library programs, writers’ groups, renewal and religious organizations. While in Oregon she was affiliated with the Oregon Writing Project at the U. of O. Because she enables inexperienced writers to produce deep, reflective writing, veterans asked her to create a writing-to-heal manual for their members who suffer from post-traumatic stress, which is her current undertaking. You can learn more about Nan from her website.