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QUESTION FROM A READER: Will I have fewer drafts if I outline?

There seems to be an impression out there that writing a novel organically takes longer than writing one using an outline. Some people outline their books and go through dozens of drafts; some people write organically and hardly have to edit the manuscript at all. Some of it is skill, artistry, intuition.   Writing great […]

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Question of the Week: Counting down to the release of EVERY DEADLY KISS:

Question: What’s the craziest thing you learned about Detroit when researching for this book? Perhaps two of the craziest things that I found in Detroit involved graffiti and an old envelope. While I was investigating an abandoned middle school, I found some graffiti near the attic with a name: Marshall Mathers. Thinking back through the […]