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How to write about

trauma and loss

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Loss is universal, perhaps the most familiar story theme.

Grief is a common block to writing our most raw, vulnerable stories.

In this e-book you’ll learn nine strategies for drafting difficult stories with care and intention.

I learned how to write about trauma and loss by taking each of these steps to tell my own hard stories.


Nicole Breit’s award-winning creative nonfiction has been widely published in literary journals and anthologies. In 2017 her prize-winning lyric essay, “An Atmospheric Pressure”, was selected as a Notable Essay by the editors of Best American Essays.

Nicole has helped hundreds of life writers learn how to write about difficult subject matter through her blog posts, articles, and online writing programs.