In a companion book to "What's Your Story? A Young Person's Guide to Writing Fiction," award-winning novelist Marion Dane Bauer explores the conscious and unconscious ways in which her life experiences and emotions have influenced her writing. This vivid, personal account is a fascinating true story of inspiration, thought, research, and hours of hard work. "A Writer's Story" will intrigue and inspire young people who think they might like to become writers themselves. Index of stories and novels discussed.