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.
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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, literary fiction, and 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.
Rewrite Your Life: Discover Your Truth Through the Healing Power of Fiction, which walks readers
through the process of transforming personal experience into
page-turning fiction, released May 2017.Her website can be found at www.jessicalourey.com.