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Answering 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. For those of you being plagued by questions about your novel, here are a few tips for surviving the most common questions likely to dog your steps in the coming months. (Read more »)

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