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Sunday, May 1 • 10:00am - 11:15am
9C: Breaking into Ghostwriting LIMITED

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In our celebrity-obsessed culture, the juicy tell-all has become as de rigueur for Hollywood hotties as the VH1 Behind the Music is for washed up hair metal bands. And for the author brought in to serve as ghostwriter or cowriter, the experience of helping stars tell their tales of riches to rags melodrama, or guide the next generation with their attitude-laden self help tomes, actually offers an important lesson in storytelling, authenticity, and the power of memoir to engage readers with their own dreams and desires. Not only will this lecture offer insights into how ghostwriting really works, it will also provide memoirists and other authors with new ways of approaching their own stories and craft.

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Sarah Tomlinson

Author, GOOD GIRL
Sarah Tomlinson has more than a decade of experience as a ghostwriter, journalist, music critic, writer, and editor. She is the author of the father-daughter memoir, Good Girl, which was released by Gallery Books (Simon & Schuster) in 2015. She has ghostwritten or co-written thirteen books, including The New York Times bestseller, Fast Girl, with Suzy Favor Hamilton, and two un-credited New York Times bestsellers. Her music criticism... Read More →


Sunday May 1, 2016 10:00am - 11:15am
Cabot Room

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