THE MOVIE DEAL MEAL TICKET

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Irwin also sees the movie deal as a real meal ticket for writ­ers (and pub­lish­ers). “Most writ­ers are aware that if the novel goes to the cin­ema the novel sales will in­stantly in­crease. I’ve been lec­tured by my agent about this. My own novel, Flat Wa­ter Tues­day, has been op­tioned to Hol­ly­wood and a writer has been given the task of turn­ing it into a script. That script will be

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