Everyone has good stories, you just need to know how to tell them! This is what Reina Telgemeier thinks, author of the beloved books Smile, Sisters and Abdominal Pain, in which she writes and draws stories from her childhood. In the guide before you, Raina will lead you, step by step, to creating your own comics and to give you inspiration, she will tell you how she created her own books. In this book you can write, draw, paste photographs, and plan your comic in detail. How was an idea born? (You have a lot of ideas, and Raina will help you "capture" them), how do you diversify the facial expressions? How do you go from the pencil stage to the black ink? What story from your childhood begs to be told? Answers to these questions and more, in How to Share a Smile, your first guide to comics!