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    In the Biz: @BenPatt

    Ben Patterson, Founder of http://heresthethingblog.com City you live in: Brooklyn If there was a theme song in your life, it would be: “This Must Be the Place” by the late, great Talking Heads. What’s the best advice you can give to a fledgling writer? Start writing. Now. Write every day. And read—magazines, blogs, novels. The more you read, the better your writing will become. And if you don’t love writing, consider finding a new day job. What’s the key to being successful? Woody Allen said it best: 50 percent of success is showing up. (Or is it 70 percent? 90 percent? I forget.) Whatever the percentage is, the other critical part…