Unleashing the Healing Power of Personal Narrative

with Ingrid Ricks

Genres: Nonfiction, Memoir

Online

Introductory, Intermediate

1 Session

Start Date: May 13, 2023
End Date: May 13, 2023
Day of Week: Saturday
Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm PT
Capacity: 15 seats
4 seats left!
Member Price: $162.00
General Price: $180.00

In this generative narrative writing workshop, NYT-bestselling memoir author Ingrid Ricks draws on lessons learned from writing her story and working one-on-one with thousands of students of every age to help you unleash the power of personal narrative for yourself—and find healing along the way. You’ll learn how to identify and structure the personal story you need to tell and how to bring it to life through six different in-class writing assignments. This all-day workshop includes a one-hour lunch break.

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Registration dates:

March 13: Scholarship Donation Day (Learn more.)

March 14: Member registration opens

March 21: General registration opens

Ingrid Ricks

Ingrid Ricks

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Ingrid Ricks is an NYT-bestselling memoir author, writing coach, and inspirational speaker who is passionate about leveraging personal storytelling to foster healing, awareness, empathy, and change. Over the past decade, she has helped thousands of students of every age find healing and empowerment by writing the deeply personal stories they needed to tell, and has produced eight anthologies in partnership with high schools and non-profits. Ingrid, who views personal storytelling as the key to healing and unity in today’s divided world, regularly presents her Healing Through Personal Storytelling workshops in partnership with organizations throughout the region and has delivered keynote talks on the subject to educators and social workers nationwide. Ingrid’s books include the coming-of-age memoir, Hippie Boy: A Girl’s Story, and Focus, a memoir about her journey with the blinding eye disease Retinitis Pigmentosa. She has also ghostwritten several memoirs and has shared stories from her childhood on Salon and NPR.

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