WWFMD? (What would Frank McCourt do?)

“When it comes to writing about family or friends, you can be liked, or you can tell the truth. If you want both, you should become an accountant.” David Matthews, “Aces of Spades”

Great responses in the New York Times to the memoir released in the US this week titled, “The Lost Child” by Julie Myerson.

What is our responsibility as writers of memoir to the people we write about?

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