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Writing a book is like giving birth? No, not at all.

washingtonpost.com – Friday October 9, 2015

As any reading parent knows, a common claim made by writers—female and male—is that ‘writing is like giving birth.'

As a woman in my 40s who couldn't sustain a pregnancy but who finally scored a memoir deal, few comparisons rankled me more. Now, as a 47-year-old new parent with a spanking new book to boot, I'm still frankly baffled by the equation.

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