Linda Jones

The Writing Doula


Writing consultant and well-being practitioner.

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Heal + Create Writer's Retreat!
Oct. 29 & 30
Marin County, California
Join us on location or online!

Please click here to learn all about this extraordinary chance to learn how to connect more deeply with your inner calling to write, overcome obstacles that have held you back, and make your writing dreams come true.
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You can join us live in Marin, County for this exciting retreat, BUT if you can't travel to be with us, you can join us via live broadcast!
All tickets are affordable, so you won't be left out!
Please don't wait!  EARLY BIRD PASSES are now available.

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Linda Jones
Your Writing Doula

        As your writing doula I will help ease the labor of your writing process so you can give birth to the power of your words. 
        I can help you tap into your inner scribe so you can produce work that you can be proud of with reduced amounts of anxiety and stress. Work with me and learn how to commune with the therapeutic side of writing so you can use it as a practice to help improve your overall health and well-being!
        My work is informed by my experience as a veteran journalist, award-winning news reporter, certified grief recovery practitioner and 'spoken notes' poet who appreciates writing in its most expressive forms. 
        I look forward to helping you write to thrive!


       "You gave me a way to process my thoughts first and then write them down.  You gave me the leverage to feel that I did not have to speak outside my own vocabulary to get my point across." 
                                      ~Michelle Gibson, New Orleans


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Creator of:

The Rebirth Writing Experience

Coaching series using expressive writing to navigate grief & emotional distress. Group & private sessions.
(Visit Rebirth page)
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Afrobituary Legacy Writing Course
Teaching African Americans to become “legacy keepers," by writing their own life stories and sharing wisdom narratives for posterity. Taught on demand or live; group or private sessions.) 
(Visit Afrobituary page)

Upcoming Events

Writing Doula engagements; creative events

15

September

2022

PANELIST
Moving  Beyond the Accommodation
T
he Power of Language in Shaping Social Change

THE WRITER'S GARRET

215 South Tyler

Dallas


29-30

October

2022

WORKSHOP PRESENTER

Heal + Create Writer's Retreat

REGISTER HERE. 
Join us in beautiful Marin, California – or from anywhere via live broadcast – for an immersive experience designed to spark your creative nature, dissolve your writing blocks + equip you with the tools and practices you need for a lifetime of writing.

Marin County, CA



"I need for you to read this over right quick!"

       Are you unsure about the document you just finished writing and need someone to give it a professional read-through before you submit it for that grant, college admission, employment or other revenue-generating opportunity you are trying to get?
      I can help you with that. My services include quick and thorough reviews of short pieces, such as essays, or longer documents, such as proposals and book manuscripts.

  Legacy Writing & Storytelling

Guidance on journaling, legacy and creative writing, narratives & essays. 

Watch the Atlanta Black Star video interview with Linda Jones about her course, Afrobituary Legacy Writing

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Writing Doula blog post:
Find out how your family history can hold a key to your identity. 

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Book the Writing Doula as your Family Scribes game leader and storytelling guide!

Allow me to lead the legacy games at your next reunion or family gathering--drawing from the activities in my book "Family Scribes: Writing Memories from your Family Tree!" I will lead the games in person or via Zoom.
CONTACT ME for booking information.
Kudos from a Dallas family:

"The men in this house hesitated at the thought of having to write, but not even 5 minutes into the first game, they were writing one-page responses, racing against the 5 min timer! We played a few rounds. Linda may have intended to be with (us) for an hour, but it got so good that before we all knew it, 9 p.m. passed us by! Make the purchase. We did!"
Twymeika 'Jendayi' Hill-Jones,
Dallas, Texas

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On Writing to Heal

The Writing Doula discusses the healing and transformative power of writing with Detroit writing expert and publisher Elizabeth Ann Atkins.

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My Client Testimonials

What our customers write about us

Testimonial

"Linda, not sure if you knew, but (name omitted) was 20-plus years old, recovering sex addict and former drug abuser He came to our church as a recovery sinner and was unconditionally loved by us as a child of God. I cannot say enough good things about your workshop as it helped him prepare for his death and left a written legacy for his mom who cherishes it dearly. In that day, we found the face of God in you and your magic."

 L.V. Mason
Dallas, Texas

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"Linda Jones was an absolute wonder to work with and I was honored to have her help in bringing my manuscript to life. She took the time to provide a detailed review of my work, gave concrete suggestions and examples and made me feel like she was a "partner" in my success. This was the first time I felt as though an editor took the time to really get "into" my work and her plain-spoken manner really helped me to see how to improve my writing."

Lurie Daniel Favors, social justice attorney, talk show host,
Brooklyn, New York

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"Sometimes all it takes is one sentence to change a person's life. You did that for me." 

Lisa Rachelle Spencer, management consultant, Dallas, Texas

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