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The Simple Art of Writing Novels

There are good ways to start a novel, and not-so-good ways. But in November, the point is simply to start -- and finish. The founder of National Novel Writing Month tells us why 40,000 scribblers are attempting to write 50,000 words in 30 days.


Chris Baty, founder, National Novel Writing Month, author of No Plot? No Problem! A Low-Stress, High-Velocity Guide to Writing a Novel in 30 Days

Jim Lehrer, host, The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer on PBS; author of 14 novels, the most recent: Flying Crows

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