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 runner up for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. She is also a writing mentor and freelance editor. She teaches online and in person in Encintas, CA. 

"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

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Join Lisa and Nadine McNeil from Bali’s renowned Yoga Barn for this exclusive retreat 4 night/5 day In Jamaica! Open to all levels of writers and yogis, this journey promises to re-connect you to your true essence while creating a safe container for you to delve into the heart of your story. Details here.   



  • 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