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Rather Be the Devil
Ian Rankin
Buy a Bullet: An Orphan X Short Story (Evan Smoak)
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Dame Margaret Drabble is in my city this morning. She is charming and she talks about short stories.

 

Novel take time. Short story is fast and written within a short time. 

 

"Get it off her chest" is how she write short story.

 

What inspired her to be a writer because she is a reader. She wanted to be an actress. No one ask her about her sister  A S Byatt.