novelist - mentor - freelance editor

What's your story? How will you tell it?

What's your story? How will you tell it?

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Lisa Fugard is the author of Skinner's Drift, a NY Times Notable Book and a runner up for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. She is also a writing mentor and freelance editor. She teaches writing courses online and in person from Encinitas, California.

"Fugard has a gift for probing sensitivity and compassion. In "Skinner's Drift" she finds a potent literary voice of her own." The Seattle Times
"A nocturne of guilt and beauty ... Fugard's frighteningly good novel looks at this historic turmoil without wincing or turning away." The LA Times

2018 Sedona Writing Retreat!

 I'm delighted to be once again teaching at one of  Julie Colvin's Wellness and Writing Retreats. Join us at the Mago Retreat Center in the desert outside Sedona for writing workshops, yoga, healthy meals, meditation, stunning night skies and magnificent red rock vistas!  Details here.


Work with lisa privately

Need help with a first draft? Struggling to outline your novel or memoir? Panicking over a book proposal? Lisa works with fiction writers, memoirists and those writing prescriptive non fiction.  Details here