Musings & Meditations

Autobiography is not important

Posted in Books by Pam Keesey on October 16, 2008

Autobiography is not important. Authenticity is important. The writer must fire herself through the text, be the molten stuff that welds together disparate elements. I believe there is always exposure, vulnerability, in the writing process, which is not to say it is either confessional or memoir. It is real.

Weight, Jeanette Winterson

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