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Author Archives: Jenny Rough

What “Based on a True Story” Means

Years have passed since Frey was fried, but as the poster boy for stretching the truth in the genre, his name is still the one that comes up during such discussions. But did he (and counteless other writers) do anything wrong and should memoirists be allowed some factual flexibility?

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Do Memoirs Have to Be True?

Memoirists often take some liberties with the "truth." Is that OK?

by Jenny Rough
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