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This is the one thing that stays the same: my husband, whose 'got my back.'l

A reader

Barbara, thanks for the tip about this book. All your book recommendations here in your blog really make a long list of pending reads, so I hope I can manage.

On the other hand, I got an off topic question: in order to write a memoir or just any book, how many books must one have read to feel that you are ready to write?

I mean, obviously some people may be naturally gifted and be able to write without having to read so much, but how do you feel about this?

I know this is a very basic question about writing, but I am just curious to know your opinion about this.

Jenny R

Her books are so good. I actually saw her outside a bookstore in Woodstock last month. Super nice.


Marilynn - Sounds like one of the good guys.

Reader - All the gifted writers I know read constantly. You certainly don't have to read How To books - but if you want to write a memoir read every memoir you can find - Other writers are our best teachers.

Jenny - What did you say? What did she say? How did she look? Was she teaching up there?

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