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997 - Writing One's Memoirs

May 9th, 2014

Episode 80 of 489 episodes

Would anyone be interested in buying the story of your life? Learn some tips on what to include in this episode. Slow Dialog: 1:22 Explanation: 3:32 Fast Dialog: 16:12 Oscar: We’re thrilled that you’ll be publishing your memoir with our company. You’ve had such an interesting life. I’m sure you’ll have lots of titillating stories to tell. Liz: Well, my memoir will certainly have a lot of stories about my career: the people I’ve worked with and the kindness I’ve encountered in this industry. Oscar: That’s nice, but people buy autobiographical books for the juicy details, the more salacious the better. Liz: I was really thinking of focusing on the people who helped me in my career and their selflessness. Oscar: But I thought you were interested in writing a tell-all book. Considering how many times you’ve been married and the affairs you’ve had, you must have lots of steamy stories. Liz: I don’t want to be telling tales about people I love or once loved. I want to focus on the positive. Oscar: You could do that, but your books won’t fly off the shelves without those juicy details. Liz: Really? Oscar: Really. Liz: Maybe I could tell one or two scandalous stories. Oscar: Now you’re talking. Liz: There was that infamous party where a cat fight broke out between... Script by Dr. Lucy Tse

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