Personal: Where’s the Line or the Lie: Storytelling, Memoir and Poetic License

Where is the line between telling a good story and telling a lie? Can “authenticity” and “great writing” both be watchwords? What exactly do you owe your audience? Are we going to start having a badge system for disclosure about how much and which parts of our stories are true, mostly true, or greatly exaggerated for dramatic (or comedic) effect? BlogHer co-founder Jory Des Jardins moderates this revealing session with Jenny Lawson and Julie Marsh. All three women deal with this on a personal level every time they blog about marriage, life, family, work and more.

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