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Two New Book Recommendations

Handling the Truth: On the Writing of Memoir, Beth Kephart

Kephart is terrific at helping the memoir writer make a scene richer through a variety of devices, and she is empathetic and encouraging to the fearful side of everyone who opens their lives to scrutiny. She assigns exercises to make writing stronger, and there is a treasure trove of suggested reading material.

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I’ll Go Home Then; It’s Warm and Has Chairs, David Thorne

Yet another delightful, wicked collection of snark.