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the memoir writing process

Is this really a memoir? You tell me…

I wrote a lengthy reply to Gayle to her question concerning my recent post, “Another Memoir Finished: What Was the Writing Process?

She asked a legitimate question about whether A Sugary Frosting is really a memoir: “Can you call it a memoir when you embellish the writings of your wife and even added stories that she told but never wrote?”

If you haven’t read her question in its entirety (much longer than I provide here) and my response, I hope you will as it addresses an important consideration in memoir writing.

Read the entire stream (the original post and the comments), here. (The comments are after the post.)

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