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A strong voice is essential for writing memoir but how do you find yours? In this Memoir Writing Masterclass bestselling authors Cathy Rentzenbrink and Nina Stibbe come together to discuss this central aspect: How to find your voice and how to nurture it. Expect anecdotes, tips, tricks and exercises.
Cathy Rentzenbrink is the author of The Last Act of Love, a Sunday Times bestseller which was shortlisted for the Wellcome Prize and the Portico Prize, and A Manual for Heartache. Dear Reader: The Comfort and Joy of Books will be published by Picador in 2020.
Nina Stibbe is the author of Love, Nina – a memoir in letters – which was the winner of the Non-Fiction Book of the Year Award at the National Book Awards 2014 and was adapted by Nick Hornby for BBC television. Her novels Man at the Helm and Paradise Lodge were both adapted for serialisation on BBC Radio 4, Her latest novel, Reasons to be Cheerful, was the winner of the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction.