Note: Dr. Harper is a fictional character. The author is not a mental health professional.

Dr. Harper is a fictional character. The stories, the books, and their website are fictional. The author is not a mental health professional.

Dr. Michele Harper is an emergency room physician and the author of The Beauty in Breaking, a memoir of service, transformation, and self-healing.

Fiction is fabricated and based on the author’s imagination. Short stories, novels, myths, legends, and fairy tales are all considered fiction. While settings, plot points, and characters in fiction are sometimes based on real-life events or people, writers use such things as jumping off points for their stories.

8 true story books to uplift and inspire

  • Educated by Tara Westover.
  • Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert.
  • What Makes Us Stronger by Freya Lewis.
  • I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai.
  • This Is Going To Hurt by Adam Kay.
  • A Street Cat Named Bob by James Bowen.
  • The Little Big Things by Henry Fraser.

narrator, one who tells a story. In a work of fiction the narrator determines the story’s point of view. If the narrator is a full participant in the story’s action, the narrative is said to be in the first person. A story told by a narrator who is not a character in the story is a third-person narrative.

Based on a True Story There are creative liberties taken for sure, but most of the depictions within the script are based on what actually happened and how it happened. Read ScreenCraft’s How to Master Creative Liberties in True Story Screenplays!