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"Memory in the memoir is a frenemy": Imagination & Reality with Daphne Strassmann

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Though Muse and the Marketplace 2020 was sadly cancelled, we still want to share blog posts that presenters wrote about our conference theme “Imagination and Reality.” In this blog series we asked presenters to explore the boundaries between fact and imagination, and how each contributes to great writing. Here, authors have selected a passage from their own work, highlighting in green which elements came roughly from their direct experience, memory, or fact; while highlighting in blue which elements came from their imagination or speculation. In this post, Daphne Strassmann shares an excerpt from her writing and explains why …

March 25, 2020 | Daphne Santana-Strassmann