Daniel Wallace (born 1959) is an American author, best known for his 1998 novel Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions, the basis for the Tim Burton film Big Fish and the Broadway musical of the same name. His other books include Ray in Reverse and The Watermelon King. His stories have also been published in a number of anthologies and magazines, including The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.Wikipedia
Publishing is tough. As a writer, if I`d murdered my family, that`d be a great gift, not to my family maybe, but definitely to my book. Oprah`s defense (of Frey) just doesn`t work. You can`t say a memoir is 90% true. Which 90%? It`s cheating.