"O'Brien, here, has written us a new play."
"Well, I have to tell your publisher something."
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Author Will Text You 1-3 p.m.
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"It's plotted out. I just have to write it."
"Catherine's gift to us tonight is her poetry."
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"Susan Faludi would like to buy you a brewski."
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"This is my first book, but if I like it I may buy another in the near future."
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"Mr. Kellwood is looking for someone to assist him in recasting his journals into a form suitable for wider audience. The tone should be urbane, warm, and scholarly—somewhat in the manner of Lewis Thomas, but, of course, about plywood."
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"Polly want to abandon speaking of herself in the third person."
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"Sometimes it's important to stop whatever break you're taking and just do the work."
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"Chapter One: Call me Scooter..."
"If you were to boil your book down to a few words, what would be its message?"
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"I think we should all be thankful that Bill Clinton never had an inappropriate relationship with Joyce Maynard."
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"I love your novel, and I feel that it would make excellent nesting material."
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"I can't help thinking there's a book in this."
"I'm afraid, Inspector, this means that everybody and everything in the country has been copyrighted."
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Stephen King: The Bookstore
Markets and Marketabilityby Jane Austen
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"'Yes,' she mumbled?... Sighed?... Muttered?... Snarled?... Hissed?... Growled?..."
Hamlet: An Early Draft
"We do not usually acknowledge unsolicited manuscripts, but we want you to know that we tore yours into tiny pieces. Yours sincerely, The Op-Ed Page."
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"Maybe nobody goes to your Web site because it's about you."
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