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writing memoirs and taking the consequences

by on July 12, 2013

Refuting a Book of Lies: Forbidden Family --

the following link is to a blogpost that Gert found, commented on, and shared with me. I shared the following on my facebook and share it here.

http://memoriesandmemoirs.com/2013/07/will-my-family-get-angry-about-my-memoir/

a discussion about someone writing and considering publishing a memoir.

I submitted the following comment. It is still awaiting moderation. But here it is for you – it’s good advice for all writers. –

Something else to consider:  If your “memoir” contains slander and/or libel – be prepared to suffer the consequences of your actions.  I am the sister of Gert McQueen, and we were both mentioned in a book that was first touted as a “truthful autobiography” then when the lies that were in the book were brought out and refuted on my blog, the author (sadly our younger sister) changed her tune and said it was her “memoir” – trying to give herself the out that her memory was faulty…

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