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10 totally bizarre questions asked by aspiring novelists

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Nov 13th 2012, 1:46 PM 8,739 16

THIS MONTH IS National Novel Writing Month in the US. A time when thousands of people come together to, you know, write novels.

But writing novels doesn’t come easy. Trust us: our 800-page manuscript about an enslaved race of website employees and their desperate struggle for freedom has been rejected by every publisher in Ireland.

So we totally feel these guys’ pain. Can anyone help them with these mind-bendingly difficult questions? All taken from the National Novel Writing Month forums

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