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Following the Best Picture accolades at this week’s Academy Awards, sales of Solomon Northup’s book “12 Years A Slave” jumped from number 326 on the Amazon bestseller list, to number 19! Are you encouraged or disappointed that it takes something like this for a great book to be rediscovered? Of all of the nominees for Best Screenplay (original or adapted), think about which one was your favorite. As a writer, would you find it more challenging to adapt someone else’s work, or to start completely from scratch? I would love to hear your thoughts on the topic!

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