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Outline-haters of the world unite.
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This New York Times best-selling author walks us through her process for crafting her mega-popular novels.
When grief begets fiction.
Read the first place winner of The Writer’s “Our Darkest Hours” contest.
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Read the second-place winner of The Writer’s “Our Darkest Hours” contest.
Read the third-place winner of The Writer’s “Our Darkest Hours” contest.
Sometimes, less really is more.