The Fake Memoirist's Survival Guide


Subject:
Nonfiction by Genre , Memoirs , Satire

Description:
This March 2008 article provides an amusing view of ways in which memoirists who have fabricated stories can "avoid future literary humiliations." Guidelines for "embellish[ing] your life story without getting caught" include avoiding specificity, being a victim, and not having witnesses (as author Margaret Seltzer tried to do). Includes links to related material. From the online magazine Slate.

Publisher:
Washington Post.Newsweek Interactive Co. LLC

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.slate.com/id/2185918/


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