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Zoe Kazan at the premiere of "Ruby Sparks" earlier this month. (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Zoe Kazan, writer and star of the new “Ruby Sparks,” on her enviously easy creative process, in a profile by Mark Jenkins.

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