NANCY BRIER

W R I T I N G

CREATIVE

NONFICTION

Creative nonfiction is like jazz—it’s a rich mix of flavors, ideas, and techniques, some of which are newly invented and others as old as writing itself.  Creative Nonfiction, defines the genre simply, succinctly, and accurately as “true stories well told".- Lee Gutkind

Nancy Brier

When I tell people we just returned from six months in Costa Rica, I can see the question brewing. They want to know about the surfing, the monkeys, and the food, but mostly they want to know....more

Nancy Brier

Ten years ago, my husband and I moved from the Bay Area to Lake County, a rural expanse between Napa and Mendocino, just two hours north of the Golden Gate Bridge.  Our baby was about to be born and we wanted to change our lifestyle....more

Nancy Brier

“Write that down,” my husband urged. “It’s a great idea.” I grabbed a piece of scrap paper while he cleared our pancake mess, then scribbled down the main bits of our conversation. A few days later, we launched a new business from our kitchen....more

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