How to tell your parents you're writing about them.

The stories we tell about ourselves.
March 28 2007 7:36 AM

Publish, Then Flee

How to tell your family you're writing about them.

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Sean Wilsey is the co-editor, with Matt Weiland, of The Thinking Fan's Guide to the World Cup, and the forthcoming State by State, a new WPA guide to America. He has also been at work on a website,