Metropolis Wires

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Ideas for Novels

Married to Jesus—An historic(al) novel that takes the recent news that Jesus was married and capitalizes on it in order to make a lot of good old fashioned money. — Tyvek Palin, Typar, AK

Ideas for Novels

How Come the Bluray so Cheap?— A new novel that finally gets to the bottom of the question that’s been on everybody’s mind. If the quality is so much better, how come it cost less, hmm?…

Ideas for Novels

That Old Fanbelt of Mine—A circuitous journey into the throbbin’ heart of the American automobile. — Cerina Bonita, Tartarus, LI

Ideas for Novels

In Under the Wire—This titillating meta-novel from metropolis wires wraps up a titillating week here at “ideas for novels.” — Truck Rucktop, Mesa Point, NV

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Ideas for Hovels—A titillating new novel that takes Trop’s storied Ideas for Novels section and re-imagines it as a place where people can read about and tweet in crazy ideas they’ve got for dwelling places. —…

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Neva 2 L8 (2 Pro-create)—A titillating novel centered around the exploits of an aging “mix jockey” and his on-again-off-again efforts to learn ProTools. — Mutton Dutton, Hub Hill, HI

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A Clean, Robust Place—This titillating novel picks up where Hemingway’s famous short story leaves off and updates it for the modern age—with the iconic nameless old man searching drunkenly, but with great dignity, for a free…

Ideas for Novels

Whore’s Doves and other Stories—A titillating series of interlinked tales about troubles in translation. — Denty Moore, Stewbeef, SC

Ideas for Novels

Okeydokey, Loki—Ever wonder how the Norse myths would’ve gone if shyster god, Loki, had a slow best friend who accompanied him everywhere and said things like: “duuuh, what’s that, boss?” and Loki would have to constantly…

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Hairily We Roll Along—A peep into the lives of a dynamic group of hirsuite family dogs and the cars they love to ride in. — “Litral” Lou Fragosa, Turnpike Trough, NJ

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Keylargolalia—Tensions flare when six friends take a Princess Cruise and have to listen to “Kokomo” every night at the dinner buffet. — Pete Best, Rochester, NY

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Caulk of the Walk—Contractor Rock Hawkson has the toughest caulk in town. But, when a young upstart starts “peacaulking” (boastfully caulking windows and doors at cut-rate prices in order to generate hype) Rock’s reputation (as well…

Ideas for Novels

Coffee, Come Home—Aribica Blend is a hardworking coffee jockey from the mean streets of Santa Barbara who will stop at nothing  to recreate a restaurant-style espresso taste in her own kitchen, even if it means having…

Ideas for Novels

One for the Books—A new novel that just nails it so good, you’ll swear books have really “scored a point” with this one. — Karla Oberstimmer, Fairlady, VA

Ideas for Novels

This Complete Breakfast—A pair of cheerful, nameless children spend what seems like an eternity trying to complete the sort of giant breakfast that one tends to see featured at the end of American cereal commercials. When…

Ideas for Novels

Bean ‘n Cheese—Detective Sargent Shaun “Black” Bean and District Attorney Jack Cheese may not always see eye to eye when it comes to jurisprudence, but when they team up, as circumstances force them to in this…