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“In Ingrid Ricks’ workshop, I deepened my writing began to heal, as I began to find the power in my own story. Thanks to her I’m learning to live a deeper, truer life.” Mary Edwards


“I wouldn’t have come up with how to tell my story without your help. Thank you.”


“Ingrid made it a lot easier to understand what I wanted to write about. She made it a lot clearer where to start the story at and to make sure to add a lot of detail. Meeting with her was great and I liked it.” Deandra B.


“I want you to know that your presentation was the most powerful for me from the whole week. My brain is already trying to tweak my personal narrative writing unit to get my students to dig deeper. On a personal note, you have encouraged me to start addressing some of my “demons” through writing. Thank you.” Tracy Foltz, teacher, Howells, Michigan


“I was in your Hugo House class and absolutely loved hearing you speak. I could have listened to you for hours. I also found it very helpful to write that short little piece on conflict that you had us do, particularly in light of what you’d shared with us. Thank you!” Marisol Trowbridge


“Shes awesome! I almost started crying cause she literally explained my sad story more than I could put into perspective myself.” Kendra Phillips


“The course was amazing and created a very safe space for me to explore a very difficult time.” Bonnie Wakerman


“Thank you for pushing me to express my feelings both positive and negative through writing. This class has brought me a ton of joy and I didn’t view it as work but a joyful opportunity to grow and learn new writing techniques” Ashley Greene


“Thank you for your inspiration and for pushing me to tell my story.” Jose Saenz