Bristol Palin

Bristol Palin

Can she write as well as she can dance?


Bristol Palin, daughter of former Alaska governor Sarah Palin and a former contestant on TV's "Dancing with the Stars," has signed a deal with William Morrow to write her memoirs.Palin, 20, will call her book "Not Afraid of Life," according to a press release by Morrow.

"Bristol talks about the highs and lows of her appearance on ABC-TV's 'Dancing With the Stars,' including the aching hours of practice, the biting criticisms, and the thrill of getting to the show's finals,"  the news release states. "She speaks candidly of her aspirations for the future and the deep religious faith that gives her strength and inspiration.

"Plainspoken and disarmingly down to earth, Bristol offers new insight and understanding of who she is and what she values most."

The amount of an advance was not disclosed.