Bio

Marjory LyonsMarjory Diane Lyons is founder and owner of Telling Your Story, Inc., a specialty publishing company which writes and produces books of life stories for private clients.

A recipient of the 2009 Hall of Fame Award by the Writers’ Network of South Florida for “service above and beyond the call of duty for the writing community…and for networking” among writers, Marjory conducts writing workshops on “Tips on Writing Your Life Story” and “What Every Writer Needs to Know about Writing and Publishing.”

In addition, she gives book reviews of New York Times Bestsellers including Benjamin Franklin by Walter Isaacson, John Adams by David McCullough and The Red Leather Diary by Lily Koppel.

Her articles and memoirs have been published in the Kappa Delta Pi National Honorary Magazine, the Indiana School Boards Journal, The Pompano Pelican, and the Lighthouse Point Magazine. Two of her memoirs will be published in anthologies in 2010. At Florida Atlantic University she wrote two training manuals for the Small Business Development Center, and at Nova Southeastern University she founded and edited a journal for graduate English students.

She has been on the faculty of Nova Southeastern University for twenty years, teaching English and leadership courses, live and online. Currently she is dissertation chairperson for doctoral students in organizational leadership.

Marjory is a member of the Independent Book Publishers Association and a board member of the Florida Publishers Association, the Writers Network of South Florida, and the National League of American Pen Women, where she chairs the scholarship committee, providing awards for high school student writers.

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