How to Use Your Copywriting Skills to Write That Novel You've Been Putting Off

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In the Mad Men era, every copywriter had a novel in the drawer. Don DeLillo, Joseph Heller, Dorothy Sayers all famously started out writing for ad agencies. While it seems more often that copywriters now aspire to write for screens, some still try novels, undeterred by how many more words are needed for one—at least 65,000 more than for a commercial or print ad.