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Ink Wed Apr 11 2007

Book of Me

What would be the title of your autobiography?

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Alice / April 11, 2007 5:47 PM

Okay, I posted the question, but I have to say I'm not sure what my answer would be. I would like my autobiography to take the "creative" in creative non-fiction one step farther by doing a "choose your own adventure" style autobiography where the reader gets to decide which version of my life events they want to read. And it would have a title like "Alice and the Mystery of the Ancient Library."

On another note, my favorite real title is that of actor Alec Guiness's second memoir, written late in his life, titled "My Name Escapes Me."

brian / April 13, 2007 11:01 AM

We could flatter ourselves and assume our blogs are, in a sense, our autobiographies. So that would make mine "Planetary Delights".

jennifer / April 16, 2007 5:03 PM

"Mistakes Were Made"

dave / April 22, 2007 5:38 PM


Matthew Moses / April 23, 2007 3:55 AM

The best title for my life story would have to be "From Afar", due mostly to my heavily withdrawn nature.

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