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A slightly different take on the Tale Weaver’s prompt tonight. A multi-media presentation.
What is your great novel/novella/collection of short/flash fiction/poetry/ pulp paperback/graphic novel? Of course, you don’t have to write it, just write about it.
Weave any sort of tale; in the abstract or concrete; as you or a character of yours; being accepted for publication; editing process; book tours – remember you “just wanna be a paperback writer.”
To get you in the mood: a one minute preview of “Paperback Writer;” and a lovely, freakish animated satire, by Stevie Riks, of the making of “Paperback Writer” by the Beatoons
Plus lyrics from the song:
Dear Sir or Madam, will you read my book?
It took me years to write; will ya take a look?
It’s based on a novel by a man named Lear
And I need a job, so I wanna be a paperback writer
It’s a dirty story, of a dirty man
And his clinging wife, [who] doesn’t understand
His son is working, for the Daily Mail
It’s a steady job, but he wants to be a
It’s a thousand pages, give or take a few
I’ll be writing more in a week or two
I can make it longer, if you like the style
I can change it round, and I wanna be a
If you really like it, you can have the rights
It could make a million for you overnight
If you must return it, you can send it here
But I need a break, and I wanna be a
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