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Your First Novel

How To Start Writing a Novel: 7 Truths No One Tells You.

You’re asking the wrong question.

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I first conceived the idea of writing a novel at 23. I will turn 35 in less than a month — and my first novel is still coming.

I’ve read a lot, tried a lot, and failed a lot over those 12 years—more than I care to admit.




For beginning fiction writers who dream big.

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Maya Sayvanova

Maya Sayvanova

Smart about love. 35, married, two kids. Full time writer.

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