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Rotto @ Home 2020 - Holden Sheppard

The Voice of Trauma: Writing from Real Life
In this session, award-winning YA author Holden Sheppard will discuss his process of writing fiction drawn from real life. Holden’s talk will touch on the way his coming-of-age novel Invisible Boys was developed from elements of his own history, and will examine issues of writing authentically for teens, voice, dialogue and character creation, as well the as the ethical and self-care implications of writing from a place of personal trauma.


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