Kathi is joined today by Lyneta Smith. Her new book, Curtain Call, is a memoir that will take the reader through the journey of how she learned to trust God with her story. 

Kathi and Lyneta dive further into how to write a memoir in order to serve your audience. . 

In today’s episode, you will know:

  • How memoir is like a platypus. 
  • How to know when you are ready to write a memoir.
  • What it looks like to frame a memoir. 
  • How to protect your family and friends when telling the hard story. 

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Meet Your Hosts

Kathi Lipp

Kathi Lipp

Author, Speaker, Communicator Academy Creator and CEO

Communicator Academy founder, Leverage: The Speaker Conference creator and master instructor Kathi Lipp, is a national speaker and author of 17 books including “Clutter Free,” “Overwhelmed,” and “The Husband Project.”

She is a frequent guest on radio and TV, and has been named Focus on the Family radio’s “Best of Broadcast.”

She is the host of the popular podcast “Clutter Free Academy with Kathi Lipp.”

Over the past 10 years, Kathi has helped hundreds of people increase their platform through teaching and coaching. She is a frequent teacher at writer’ s conferences and has helped countless authors and speakers find their audiences.

Kathi’s desire to help fellow speakers and authors avoid the mistakes she made, increase their confidence and be the person God made them to be, inspired her creation of Communicator Academy. Her newest adventure, is The Red House where she offers writer’s retreats and Writers in Residence events. Learn more about the Red House at https:writingattheredhouse.com

Lyneta Smith

Lyneta Smith


Lyneta Smith is a writer and speaker whose life mission is to point people to the goodness of God. She is the author of Curtain Call, recipient of the 2017 Best Nonction Foundation Award. She and her husband live near Nashville, TN.

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