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What's the (Personal) Story #55

From the Editor
We live in the world of online data and social media and reality TV. For better and worse, our notions of privacy are changing. And memoir has proven it’s here to stay.

Write What You Don't Know

Between the Lines
How can you write nonfiction when you don't have the facts?

The Correctors

Then & Now
To a copyeditor, mistakes are everything.

What's the Story #54

From the Editor
Writing true stories that reflect what you think and see and remember can be rife with personal hazards.

Salvage, Salvation, Salve

Writing That Heals
Exploring the healing potential of telling our own stories.

Mistakes in Ghost-Like Markings

An Interview with Kelly Blevins
"Without change, there is no real progression in the arts, resulting in no real progression of the mind."

Letting Go of Shame

A conversation with Suzanne Roberts
Winner of Creative Nonfiction’s $1,000 “Mistakes” essay contest.

"Platforms" Are Overrated

Between the Lines
Why writers shouldn’t worry so much about building a presence on social media

What's the Story #53

From the Editor
These stories, personal and political, grapple with important questions that ultimately get at the heart of how to live.

What You Learn in College

Or how to play strip spin-the-bottle
"To be out of that room and away from your drunk, laughing, happy, naked friends. To leave behind what could have happened, how your life might have shifted, to have escaped unchanged."

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