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On the Web Thu Aug 19 2010

Dear Diary

Authors rarely talk about the strange headspace they inhabit between the time a book's been fully edited and the day it is published. Rosencrans Baldwin set out to change all that, keeping a diary for five months before the August 12 release of his debut novel, You Lost Me There.

The anxiety is palpable. Maybe he should cut down on the Diet Coke.

 
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