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It Takes Two to Make a Thing Go Write

After 25 episodes together, Eve and Julie are wondering: What’s it like to collaborate on writing a book? What makes a writing team successful? And when is it better to work alone? In this week’s episode, they get a between-the-lines look at two very different writing teams--Lan Cao and Harlan Margaret Van Cao, the mother-daughter collaborators behind the collective memoir Family in Six Tones; and Mikki Daughtry and Rachael Lippincott, the #1 New York Times bestselling team behind Five Feet Apart and the newly released All This Time.






Five Feet Apart


"The characters’ backstories are complex and moving, and the unpredictability of the disease will break readers’ hearts. Teens will clamor to read this before the film version releases in March 2019." -- Booklist


Family in Six Tones

"A brilliant duet and a moving exploration of the American immigrant experience."--Ruth Ozeki, author of A Tale for the Time Being



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