I Do Not Write True Stories
My name is Sara Hanson. My Aunt Jill told me this story about young love after she heard I was a struggling writer.
“It’s a true story,” she said, without as much as a smirk. “You should publish it in a women’s magazine.”
“I do not write true stories.”
“That’s okay, Sara, change it however you think is necessary to make it work for you and the readers.”
So, I changed it, but not much. And with Jack’s help, I published it in a gentlemen’s magazine for a lot more money.
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