View Full Version : I'm thinking of writing a novel told entirely through a series of forum posts

Scabrous Birdseed
29-01-2003, 16:39:30
Kinda like the play "three sisters" except with a forum being the focal point rather than a house.

Or maybe not. I can't write worth a damn.

29-01-2003, 17:58:11
yeah but it's always worth having a go

i heartily commend the idea

unless it turns out boring :p

31-01-2003, 15:38:15
Ghidras always encouraging people :hmm:

01-02-2003, 16:34:06
That's because he likes to see them fail horribly, and then laugh at them.

Lazarus and the Gimp
01-02-2003, 20:09:11
I've seen a similar thing done in a novel called ".e" which is all told by e-mails. To tell the truth, it looked limiting and gimmicky.

Still, best of luck.

02-02-2003, 05:12:41
In FASA's ShadowRun, their Decker (Computer Hacker) expansion has lots of short stories embedded in it, told through the posts of forum of "hackers" and some savvy cyber-net users. Some were interesting, AIR.

05-02-2003, 10:27:47
Write a few books, instead. You've got the titles of a best selling triology done already; _You r all gay_, _twats, I am_ and _The HARDMAN_.

Find out how who published Chandler and peddle it to them.