Read this before you start writing your memoir

HSFC_2020_03_10_Page34My March 10, 2020 book culture column for the San Francisco Chronicle:

If you’re thinking about writing a memoir because you had a traumatic experience with childbirth or you’ve rebounded from a heartbreaking divorce, do us all a favor and please don’t. The fact that something painful happened to you doesn’t make it interesting to other people. ¶ Furthermore if you’re a reality television star, particularly anyone named Kardashian (or related), spare us. Enough.

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