Author: Leanne Phillips

I’m Certified to Coach Memoir!

Last year, I became a certified book coach in fiction. Over the last several months, I’ve been studying hard, and in March, I took a pretty intense certification test in memoir. On March 20th, I got the news that I passed! I’m now certified to coach both fiction and memoir. […]

“Trees” Published in New American Studies Journal

My short story “Trees” was published today in a special issue of the New American Studies Journal on women and work in the nineteenth century. This is an abridged version of the story that won ScreenCraft’s 2023 Cinematic Short Story Competition and is one of the stories in the collection […]

I Started a Free Substack: My California

I started a free Substack newsletter! It’s called ​My California​. I’m writing about California history, sharing personal anecdotes about growing up in California, and exploring other things I’m interested in—so far, this has meant ghosts and grizzly bears, earthquakes and elephant seals. I’ve got lots of little-known-facts coming up, too! […]