When Memoirs Are Challenged

This blog first appeared at Select Authors and is republished here with permision.

Memoir writers run the risk of being challenged. Unlike authors of fiction, who can cloak their characters in the anonymity of imagination, memoir writers write about real places, real events, and real people. Unless those people and everyone connected with them are no longer around, there is often disagreement about what really happened. Even when there is undeniable evidence of who said what to whom, people may dispute the memoir’s account.

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