Not NaNoWriMo – Part 8

Another day, another horrendously bad idea for a novel.

A novel I won’t be writing.

In honour of my continued non-participation in this year’s NaNoWriMo.

Although one person’s idea of a bad novel is another person’s idea of a ‘must-read’.

It’s all subjective really. There’s probably no such thing as bad or good.

It’s all just shades of grey…

Probably about fifty of them if we’re honest…

Which brings me onto today’s effort…

 Mr Whippy

Basically it’s an unashamed rip-off of Fifty Shades of Grey, which is a book I’ve never actually read. Mrs Proclaims has read it. She described it as “one of the worst things ever written, yet strangely unputdownable”.

Which sounds like a recipe for success if ever I heard it.

And there’s no denying that it did quite well.

Obviously I can’t copy it word for word and just change the title.

So I’m going to copy it word for word, change the title and change the character of ‘prominent businessman’ Christian Grey (I got that bit off the blurb) to ‘prominent ice-cream van driver’ Walter Whippy.

Then I’m going to sit back and watch the money come rolling in…

Mr Whippy (1)

  8 comments for “Not NaNoWriMo – Part 8

  1. November 18, 2017 at 6:18 am

    How sweet.
    How milestone-ish.
    Your very first ‘under the counter’ title.

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    • November 23, 2017 at 6:41 pm

      I’m very excited. Although don’t misinterpret that…

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  2. November 18, 2017 at 12:33 pm

    The publisher insists that you have the final version ready for December 15th, and she’s going to tie you to that!

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  3. Yoly
    November 18, 2017 at 3:30 pm

    Ha ha

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  4. November 19, 2017 at 10:45 am

    Mr Whippy sounds like a big improvement on Fifty Shades.

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    • November 23, 2017 at 6:41 pm

      It’s the ice-cream that does it

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  5. August 25, 2020 at 9:28 pm

    Bit of a cheap quick lash up? Is the sequel coming soon?

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