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A Letter From Your Unfinished Novel

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Boston-based novelist, screenwriter, and stand-up comic Erica Ferencik strikes again. This time she has a few choice words for you from your best friend and worst enemy: your unfinished novel.


My dear writer,

          To be blunt, I’m not even sure I start off all that well. A little heavy on the “sense of place” and not enough in medias res, in my humble opinion

Erica Ferencik

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Texts From Your Unfinished Novel

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Here we are again, hanging in the ol’ Starbux. Just you, me, that venti chai latte, and eight million New Yorkers. Look—I get it. The apartment’s too quiet. You like the hubbub. It helps you think. But what am I, rewrite number six? Seven? I do not see the light at the end of the tunnel, here.


November 29, 2017 | Erica Ferencik

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