aprilhenry (aprilhenry) wrote,

The ethics – and pitfalls – of writing memoirs

Marion Winik – who has written six memoirs – talks about the issues they raise in the LA Times. “I, on the other hand, trashed an unnamed ex-boyfriend of my sister's for being a hypocrite, I did not praise his good looks -- not that he had any. I certainly didn't expect him to get back together with my sister, marry her and start recommending my book to his friends and clients. Finally, one of them urged him to read what his wife's sister had written about him.”

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