Stories Are What Save Us

A Survivor's Guide to Writing about Trauma

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESSISBN: 9781421440804

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Imprint: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS
By:
David Chrisinger,Brian Turner,Angela Ricketts
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PAPERBACK
Pages:
240

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Description

Foreword, by Brian Turner Acknowledgments Introduction: Atonement Part I. The Searching Chapter 1. Finding Your Story of Transformation Chapter 2. Uncovering Your Object of Desire Chapter 3. Recognizing the Story underneath Your Story Chapter 4. Turning Yourself into a Character Part II. The Structure Chapter 5. Incorporating the Five Essentials of Storytelling Chapter 6. Starting with One True Thing Part III. The Story Chapter 7. Crafting Immersive Scenes Chapter 8. Using Fiction to Tell the Truth Chapter 9. Telling Your Story to Build Connection and Understanding Afterword, by Angela Ricketts Storytelling Exercises Suggested Further Reading About the Author Index
David Chrisinger (CHICAGO, IL) directs the Harris Writing Program at the University of Chicago as well as The War Horse's writing seminars program, which offers workshops for military veterans and their families. He is the author of Public Policy Writing That Matters and the editor of See Me for Who I Am: Student Veterans' Stories of War and Coming Home.

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