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Take it slow!

Several young authors have zoomed into the best-seller world with large, award-winning tomes. Do you need to write fast to compete?

turtleThe past few months have showcased several young writers on the fast track to publication fame.


Last month, debut novelist Garth Risk Hallber stirred the publishing industry into an all-out bidding war for his 900-page novel, City on Fire. Knopf came out on top with a deal that tipped close to $2 million. The author is 34.

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