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Allegra Goodman

So, you want to be a writer? Here's how.

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By Allegra Goodman
August 11, 2008

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WHEN PEOPLE hear that I'm a novelist, I get one comment more than any other. "I'm a physician (or a third-grade teacher, or a venture capitalist) but what I really want to do is write." A mother of three muses: "I've always loved writing since I was a little girl." A physicist declares, "I've got a great idea for a ... (Full article: 724 words)

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