Are you on the fence about writing a book? Possibly, you're already committed to creative writing but want guidance in super-charging your craft by infusing your fiction with personal experience? Or, maybe you just need incentive to keep going through the hard times. This module is for you. You will be given scientific research on the profound healing power of fictionalizing your life experiences as well as examples of bestselling writers whose work originated in their own life challenges.This module can either be completed as a standalone course or as the first of ten modules in the Rewrite Your Life program.
This module includes:
OPTIONAL: Check out the Rewrite Your Life companion book, available through your local library or wherever books are sold.
Jess Lourey (rhymes with "dowry") is best known for her
Murder-by-Month mysteries, which have earned
multiple starred reviews from
Library Journal and Booklist,
the latter calling her writing "a splendid mix of humor and suspense."
Jess also writes
YA adventure, magical realism, and feminist thrillers. She is a
tenured professor of creative writing and sociology and a recipient of The
Loft's Excellence in Teaching fellowship. She delivered the
Rewrite Your Life TEDx Talk and leads transformative writing workshops all over the world. When not traveling, read, writing, or hanging
out with her family, you can find her dreaming of her next story. Her
Rewrite Your Life: Discover Your Truth Through the Healing Power of Fiction is the optional companion book for this course.