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Do You Want to Be the Next John Steinbeck, or the Next Stephenie Meyer?

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I saw a question posted the other day in the Writer’s Discussion Group on Google+.

“Would you rather write the next hot bestseller or a classic that will be studied in classrooms for years to come?”

I found this question so intriguing because my reaction to it was so fast and strong. I thought, “Of course I want to write a classic. Who doesn’t?” And then I read the comments. Turns out, some writers want to write classics, and some want to write the next hot bestseller. Continue Reading