New York Times bestselling memoir author, novelist and celebrity ghostwriter Joni Rodgers launches writing retreats in Westport, Washington.
I now offer ongoing workshops and classes designed to unleash the power of personal narrative. But I want to do more one-on-one coaching with people who need help structuring and writing their stories. So to kick it off, I’m offering a special rate to everyone who follows this blog.
Let’s talk personal storytelling! If you’ve got a story you need to tell and are wondering how to bring it to life, join me for a free hour-long webinar on Tuesday, October 4th. Here’s the Webinar Overview In this free, interactive webinar, NYT Bestselling Author Ingrid Ricks will share how she personally discovered the healing […]Continue Reading...
Some of you have expressed interest in writing your own story so I wanted to share the new Hippie Boy Narrative Writing Handbook I put together for educators and anyone interested in unleashing the power of personal narrative
Dad and I were vagabonds. It’s a lifestyle he’d been living for years, and one I had begged to join since I was 4. Now that I was 13 and on the run from a cruel Mormon stepfather, he and I had finally joined forces and had quickly become two of the best tool […]Continue Reading...
As some of you know, I’ve spent the past three years helping teens find their voice and power by writing their personal stories through Write to Right, a program I co-founded with high school English teacher Marjiet Bowker. But last fall, I had the opportunity to offer a similar writing workshop to adults at the […]
Refusing to accept that there was no hope or cure for her degenerative eye disease and that she would soon be completely blind, author Ingrid Ricks decided to take charge of her eye health through a holistic approach that integrates naturopathy and Chinese medicine.Continue Reading...
Here’s what Reader’s Digest had to say:
“Ricks’ absorbing true story of an adolescence spent traveling the country with her hard-luck salesman father should be a movie—but it’s also utterly compelling on the page.
To celebrate the launch of their book, Behind Closed Doors: Stories From the Inside Out, fifteen student authors have been sharing their stories about their struggles with addiction, sexual identity, abuse, death, bullying and parental incarceration — and discussing the healing power and validation that comes from personal storytelling.
To help raise money for Whitman Middle School’s music department fundraiser, Ingrid Ricks be sharing stories from Hippie Boy and signing books at Barnes & Noble Northgate from 11 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 3rd.