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Ideas for Novels

Yeast, Unlimited—A poet’s final wishes are not carried out by his family in protest of the Beast Wars. — Dann “Dean” Ampleman, Brugado Springs, WA

Ideas for Novels

Jinks, You’re Stuck With It!—Ed Jinks, a long-time, small-town hardware store owner, discovers a mysterious item in the vacant lot behind his store. He spends the majority of the novel debating whether or not he is…

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Thigh Cutlet, Soda Springs—A spit-fire young ranch hand kicks the bucket a bit too soon in this predictable foray into western macabre. — JJ. T. Jetplane, Hangar 18, Wyoming

Ideas for Novels

American Education Services invites you to explore a world in which you are not strapped with student debt, with a faceless AI as your guide. 5,598 pages of infinite possibility. — Stockphoto Sam, The Internet, Urth

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Ponies for Carl: Remorse inundates a colonial New England tannery when a three-years-young colt is blackmailed into self-sacrifice to save his unbridled sense of self-worth. — Channing Tatertots, Road Town, The British Virgin Islands

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Grant and Sherman 2000: a re-imagining of the famous story of the great friendship between the country’s favorite bad-boys of the Missouri-Mississippi Department of the War to Preserve the Union. Set in the year 2000, with Grant…

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Man who pooped in dishwasher’s Wife finds out about poop in dishwasher, divorces Man. — P. “Jeffers” N., Denver, CO

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Child’s Book—A somewhat demented personified soccer ball insists upon its own existence and sanity in this 12-page, illustrated failed classic.  — Tapp Nguyen, Burpee, AL

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A funky fresh floorwax falls in love with an upper class furniture polish. Can they make a home together in the staid Space Underneath the Sink? — Turbid Beaumont, Tallahassee, SD

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I was thinking of doing a sort of Lord of the Rings for America—work the whole mythic prehistory angle. Maybe call it The Book of Mormon? — Joseph Smith, Sharon, VT

Ideas for Novels

Alleged witch heals chocalatier’s tongue with kisses, etc. They marry. The chocolate improves. Suspicions rise. — @jdegrazia