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Mining Your Life to Tell Stories
Have you ever been told you have a fascinating life? Do you like telling stories? Some of the best fiction actually comes from lived experience that an author molds into a compelling narrative that is often more interesting than what happened in real life. Author Nikki Barthelmess shares how she drew from her life to create her books and gives tips on how you can do the same to help you write stories.
Attendees will need:
- Three ideas of things in their past or current circumstances that they might want to explore in writing
- Pen or pencil
About the Author
Nikki Barthelmess is an award-winning author of young adult books, including The Quiet You Carry, Quiet No More (Flux), and Everything Within and in Between (HarperChildren’s, fall 2021).Visit profile and see all programs