"Mr. Kellwood is looking for someone to assist him in recasting his journals into a form suitable for wider audience. The tone should be urbane, warm, and scholarly—somewhat in the manner of Lewis Thomas, but, of course, about plywood."
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"Chapter One: Call me Scooter..."
"I can't help thinking there's a book in this."
"Maybe nobody goes to your Web site because it's about you."
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"It's the story of my life, isn't it? Always the subplot - never the plot."
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"I'm doing a think piece on me."
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"Not a single mention of how 'Bedtime for Bonzo' fits into the big picture."
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"So- how go the formative years?"
"Perhaps someone who lived life a bit less fully."
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"I called for you creative people because I feel it's time to begin my autobiography."
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"For me, a confessions is much too autobiographical."
"Whatever you do in there all day is fine with me, so long as it's not writing a memoir."
"I know why the caged bird sings. Why he does that is anyone's guess."
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"The book wasn't intended to hurt my stepmother - it was to help myself and others like me begin to heal."
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Semi-Autobiographical Plot-Lite Eploration of Aimless Twenty-Something Who Struggle To Express Their Wants & Needs.
"'GameBoy: A Memoir of Addiction', by Ronald Markowitz."
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"I love my unreliable narrator. You?"
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"I can't believe my first published short story is about me."
"I'm still working on mt childhood memories."
"Ignore him. He's the guy who's writing that unauthorized biography of me."
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"I'm writing a memoir. It's mostly recipes."
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The Rainy Season
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