Not My Job: Author Mary Higgins Clark Gets Quizzed On Writer's Block The suspense writer is known for being enormously prolific, so we've invited her to come play a game called "I got nothin'." Three questions about authors who aren't so lucky.
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Not My Job: Author Mary Higgins Clark Gets Quizzed On Writer's Block

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Not My Job: Author Mary Higgins Clark Gets Quizzed On Writer's Block

Not My Job: Author Mary Higgins Clark Gets Quizzed On Writer's Block

Not My Job: Author Mary Higgins Clark Gets Quizzed On Writer's Block

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Mary Higgins Clark poses for a portrait on Sept. 25, 2013, in New York.
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Suspense writer Mary Higgins Clark is an enormously prolific author, so we've invited her to come play a game called "I got nothin'." Three questions about authors who suffer from the dreaded curse of Writer's Block, inspired by "Blocked: Why Do Writers Stop Writing?" a New Yorker article by Joan Acocella.