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How To Finish That Piece of Writing

No, seriously. This is how to do it. For real.

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When I got my first book contract, a million years ago, I kept myself busy for several years researching and reporting, and then sat down to write the book and of course, came to a screeching halt. Compared to writing, reporting had seemed easy: I knew what I need to find out and I spent each day strategizing how to do that…




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Susan Orlean

Susan Orlean

Staff writer, The New Yorker. Author of The Library Book, The Orchid Thief, and more…Head of my very own book club (join me!)

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