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One writer's novel (3)

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I believe the answer is:

new

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'novel' is the definition.
(novel means new or fresh)

'one writer's' is the wordplay.
'NEW' is hidden within the letters.
However, I am uncertain how this is indicated.

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(Other definitions for new that I've seen before include "Contemporary" , "Fresh, unused" , "Not previously used" , "Recently made, etc" , "Unconventional" .)

I've seen this clue in The Mirror.
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