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Book Keeping: 'The Hardest Part Of Writing Is Writing'

With a little help from a P. Diddy lyric, this struggling writer turned a cheeky idea into his debut novel

By Rebecca L. Fox - August 29, 2007
After a bout of "indentured servitude in Hollywood" as an X-Files writers' assistant, author Gabe Rotter knew he had larger writing goals. However, it took cycling through a few different genres (screenplays and children's books) to find the right arena for his writing. Enter "Wally," Rotter's nebbishy protagonist at the heart of his farcical first novel, Duck ...

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