This book is much like the author - warm, honest, open, encouraging. I loved it and want to buy a copy for every creative teenager I know." - Louise O'Neill A guide for using creative writing to speak your own truth. You are enough. You are interesting. Tell your story. Celebrated writer Laura Dockrill knows that the best writing comes when you are speaking your own truth, with your own voice. Expressing yourself honestly is a powerful way to know yourself and grow to celebrate the exciting, creative, unique person you are. When you are a teenager, everything feels different. How are you supposed to figure out who you are when it seems like teachers, parents, friends, the rest of the world, are all asking you to be something else? It can be overwhelming but the best way to steer yourself through this crazy, brilliant time is to hold onto your sense of you. Laura's stress-free invitations to creative writing encourage you to find your voice, celebrate it and use it
|Title:||You Are A Story|
|Number Of Pages:||304|
|Reading age :||12 years and up|
|Country Of Origin:||India|
|Release date:||11 May 2023|
Laura Dockrill is a performance poet and novelist whose inventive and vibrant approach to life is reflected in the vividly imagined worlds she creates. She is author of the Carnegie Medal nominated YA novel Lorali, as well as Big Bones, and for younger readers The Dream House and Butterfly Brain. Laura has appeared on Blue Peter and CBeebies and is a frequent poet performer at festivals such as Glastonbury, Hay, Edinburgh and Latitude. Laura lives in London with her husband and young son. You can follow her on Twitter @LauraDockrill
Lotte is an illustrator and animator from London, currently studying for a masters at the Royal College of Art. She loves to explore the everyday, inspired by her surroundings, documenting people and their connection to a place. In her camera roll you will find people in puffer jackets, fish and chips, dogs with long legs, chimneys and hopscotch on the pavements.