Linda Joy Myers and Brooke Warner are back with the next installment of their best-selling memoir series, with a free offering.
Join us on Monday, September 12, for “What Made Susannah Cahalan’s Brain on Fire a Best-selling Memoir?”
Monday, September 12
4pm PT | 5pm MT | 6pm CT | 7pm ET
Come discover how to crack the code and create a memoir that has the capacity to change lives with this free webinar exploring the New York Times bestseller Brain on Fire, by Susannah Cahalan.
We chose Brain on Fire for our next installment in our bestseller series because it’s a fast-paced memoir that has a lot to teach memoirists about how to write what you don’t remember; the value of advocating for others through your writing; and the power memoir holds to truly change lives.
Susannah Cahalan brilliantly captures her month of madness, despite the fact that she recalls almost nothing of what happened during that time. She uses effective techniques, like dropping into the point of view of others, incorporating records and journals, and excerpting bits from video sessions.
In pushing the boundaries of memoir through the use of multiple “I” narrative voices, Brain on Fire is a valuable teaching tool to aspiring memoirists who want to better grasp the power of transformation.
In this FREE webinar, Brooke and Linda Joy will explore:
• How Cahalan’s mission-driven sensibility showed up in her work, and in what ways having a mission (as opposed to an agenda) at the heart of your memoir serves your story.
• How to deal with what you don’t remember—and why you can’t write a memoir that changes lives if everything you don’t remember is off limits.
• What Brain on Fire can teach you about structure and narration—from short chapters to writing from various “I” narrators to the story arc that makes this book such a page-turner.
• How to use journalism techniques to drive home your points, educate your readers, and deliver a memoir that matters.
Join us for this hour-long free webinar Monday, September 12, at 4pm PT | 5pm MT | 6pm CT | 7pm ET.