The Hardest Part of Writing My Memoir Was Telling My Family About It

You should watch Euphoria, a friend told me while we were on a walk during our young daughters’ dance class. I wasn’t sure why she would suggest this. Particularly in the context of our conversation: I was confiding in her about the anxiety that felt like it had been boiling inside of me for weeks, […] The post The Hardest Part of Writing My Memoir Was Telling My Family About It appeared first on Electric Literature. Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

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The Hardest Part of Writing My Memoir Was Telling My Family About It

You should watch Euphoria, a friend told me while we were on a walk during our young daughters’ dance class. I wasn’t sure why she would suggest this. Particularly in the context of our conversation: I was confiding in her about the anxiety that felt like it had been boiling inside of me for... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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Prolific TV creator Shonda Rhimes will write 'part memoir, part inspiration' book (+video)

Shonda Rhimes is the creator of the TV shows 'Grey's Anatomy,' 'Private Practice,' and 'Scandal.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Prolific TV creator Shonda Rhimes will write 'part memoir, part inspiration' book

Shonda Rhimes is the creator of the TV shows 'Grey's Anatomy,' 'Private Practice,' and 'Scandal.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Judge Tosses 'Defective' Trump Family Bid to Block Niece's Tell-All Memoir

The dismissal is certainly not the end of the road, however, as Trump family attorneys are likely re-file their motion for a restraining order in a proper venue. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Trump Family Sues to Block Publication of Tell-All Memoir

The suit, filed in Queens County (NY) Surrogate’s Court, seeks to enjoin Trump’s niece Mary L. Trump and her publisher, Simon & Schuster, from proceeding with the publication of 'Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man', citing a sweeping... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Writing a Family Memoir When Your Grandfather was Stalin’s Bodyguard

“Young Heroes of the Soviet Union,” by Alex Halberstadt, is a moving and often funny memoir about the author’s family and their history. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Tiger Woods to write memoir telling his 'definitive story'

Publisher HarperCollins says Back is first and only account ‘directly from’ US golferFresh from a startling career comeback after years of battling injuries, sex addiction and tabloids, Tiger Woods has announced a new memoir titled Back in which he promises to tell his “definitive story”.The... Continue reading at The Guardian

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William P. Barr’s Memoir Is Part Lawyerly Defense, Part Culture-War Diatribe

In “One Damn Thing After Another,” the former attorney general suggests that Republicans move past Donald Trump and his “madcap rhetoric,” but saves his harshest words for the former president’s critics. Continue reading at The New York Times

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A Memoir of My Former Self: Hilary Mantel's final book is a reminder of the many stories she still had to tell

The book shares secrets – Mantel’s own alongside those of the writers, historical figures and places she describes. Continue reading at The Conversation

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Salman Rushdie to Write Memoir About Stabbing Attack

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How to Write a Memoir While Dying

Writers are often advised to write as if we are dying. Awake to our mortality, the theory goes, we will write with urgency and acuity about what matters. We will write honestly, vulnerably, bravely without fear of judgement. We will write for the pure readers: ourselves and our loved ones. We... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Pidgeon Pagonis on the Urgency of Writing a Memoir as an Intersex Writer

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Paul Reubens was writing a memoir that his team is 'hoping' to publish posthumously

Paul Reubens 'finished a first draft' of a memoir about his life and career before he died, a representative for the Pee-wee Herman actor has confirmed. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Shake, rattle and write: why the music memoir is booming

From Bono to Jarvis Cocker, Bruce Springsteen to Cosey Fanni Tutti, the last decade has seen an explosion of books by artists from every walk of musical life. Why is this once-rare genre striking a chord with stars and readers alike?By her own admission, Miki Berenyi was not a woman itching to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-07-15 08:00:25 UTC ]
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Britney Spears’s ‘brave’ tell-all memoir out in October

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[ The Guardian | 2023-07-11 16:02:28 UTC ]
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Brittney Griner Is Writing a Memoir About Her Detention in Russia

The basketball star, who was detained for 10 months, said she hoped her book would raise awareness about other Americans who had been wrongfully detained abroad. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-04-12 14:16:29 UTC ]
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Commentary: Prince Harry's memoir mercilessly trashes the royal family. He didn't go far enough

In 'Spare,' the Duke of Sussex attacks just about everything but the real source of his woes: the British monarchy itself. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-01-17 14:00:28 UTC ]
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Prince Harry defends tell-all memoir in furious ITV interview

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Why Travel Writing is a Form of Memoir and How Covid Has Changed How We See the World

Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now. In this episode, Andrew is joined by Pico Iyer, the author of The Half Known Life: In Search... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Prince Harry tell-all memoir does not bode well for reconciliation hopes

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