Gabriela Pereira

Gabriela Pereira

Gabriela Pereira is the author of the nonfiction book DIY MFA: Write with Focus, Read with Purpose, Build Your Community (Writer’s Digest Books), and founder of DIYMFA.com, which began as a 30-day blog challenge. Her articles have appeared in Writer’s Digest magazine, The Writer magazine, The Novel and Short Story Writer's Market, The Complete Handbook of Novel Writing, and Writing Voice, Her writing has also appeared on blogs such as Writer Unboxed, Jane Friedman’s Blog, Writers Helping Writers, and Mystery Writing Is Murder, she has given a TEDx Talk, and she is host of the DIY MFA podcast. She has taught at 826NYC, the East Harlem Tutorial Program, and Everybody Wins. She holds a BA from Williams College, an MA from Cornell University, and an MFA in Writing for Children from The New School.

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The Psychology of World Building