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Jessica (Jess) Lourey, MA, MS, is best known for her critically-acclaimed Murder-by-Month mysteries, which have earned multiple starred reviews from Library Journal and Booklist, the latter calling her writing "a splendid mix of humor and suspense." A tenured professor of creative writing and sociology and leader of international writing retreats, Jess lives in Minneapolis with her family. Rewrite Your Life: Discover Your Truth Through the Healing Power of Fiction, her guide to transforming your facts into powerful fiction, releases May 2017.

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Based on the process Lourey developed and field-tested in the wake of her husband’s suicide, Rewrite Your Life is devoted to the practice of discovering, healing, and evolving through fiction writing. It combines research, practical and engaging guidance, and personal experience to meet readers where they are and take their creativity and personal growth to the next level.

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