Visiting authors will be offering advice and training to aspiring writers during two upcoming workshops. On Thursday, January 16 memoirist Theo Nestor is offering a free writing class based on her new book Writing Is My Drink: A Writer's Story of Finding Her Voice (And A Guide to How You Can Too) (Simon and Schuster, 2013) at 7 p.m. at Book Passage in Corte Madera.
On Saturday, January 18 Nestor will also be hosting Bird by Bird & Beyond, with Anne Lammot. This day long workshop, at the Sonoma Sheraton in Petaluma will focus on blog, essay, solo performance and personal narrative writing. Anne Lamott's keynote will be "Almost Every Single Thing I Know About Writing."
On KRCB's Exchange Nestor shares why she finds memoirs compelling and advice on finding your voice as a writer.