Brenda Hudson is an award-winning teacher, writer, and author. Helping others express themselves through writing is Brenda's passion. In her workshops and book Story by Story: 15 Projects to Write Your Family Legacy, she helps even reluctant writers quickly and easily capture their stories. She loves teaching youth and adults at the Loft and has twice received its Excellence in Teaching Fellowship. She also teaches at the Madeline Island School of the Arts, and at schools, libraries, and historical societies. She holds an MS in journalism from Boston University and a PhD in rhetoric from the University of Minnesota's Department of Writing Studies. She is the founder of voicedlife.com.