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How to Deal with Questions About Your Novel

If you're writing a novel, you're probably getting a lot of questions about it from friends, neighbors, and just about anyone else you run into. These people are well-meaning; they are interested in what you're working on, and they're probably curious about the writing process, not being writers themselves. But for someone like myself who guards her novel-writing process carefully, mentioning the novel can seem like opening a big can of worms. (Read more »)

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Walnut Hill School for the Arts, located in Natick, Massachusetts, offers internationally-renowned summer programs for young adults who are passionate about their art. The three-week Creative Writing program is an exciting laboratory of ideas, inspiring writers to experiment with language and discover new possibilities for their writing. Walnut HillŐs Summer Theater intensive develops theatrical knowledge through performance and classroom work for further study in school and college. The program consists of six productions in five weeks: four plays and two musicals. For more information on summer at Walnut Hill, visit

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Google invites student artists in grades K-12 to redesign our logo with Doodle 4 Google. The winner will see their artwork on Google's homepage, receive $30,000 for college and $50,000 for their school. Meet Matteo Lopez, last year's winner, to see what itŐs like to win. Visit www.doodle4google.com for details; Submissions due 3/23.

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