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Nov 10, 2022

In today’s episode Estelle Erasmus and Sherry Paprocki discuss the topic of writing about people. 

This is a topic that Estelle and Sherry really know a lot about since both of them have written stories about people in their life. They discuss their best tips for do and don'ts when it comes to writing about others. 

A famous writer once said “If people wanted you to write well about them they should have treated you better.”

In this episode:

  • Tips for writers about being authentic but still concealing privacy. 
  • Writing personal stories involving others.
  • Why writers should not write for vengeance regardless of the situation. 

Articles mentioned in this episode:

Singing My Dad Back to Me 

How to Bullyproof Your Child
 
What to do When Your Tween Has a Toxic Friend?

 

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Website: https://estelleserasmus.com

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Connect with Sherry: 

Website: https://sherrybeckpaprocki.com

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Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sherry.paprocki

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