EZ Create — The Automatic Novel
“Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets. Imagination without skill gives us modern art.”
— Tom Stoppard, Artist ascending a Staircase
NOVEL CREATOR 2002 |
Registered to: Jennie Fields 1. Please Select a Genre:
Jewish Sci-Fi Fantasy
New York Real Estate Romance
Slavic "Wise-Man-Foolish-Boy" Fiction
Hardboiled Cat Mystery OK… you selected NEW YORK REAL ESTATE ROMANCE. Processing…
2. Please Select a Title:
CROSSING BROOKLYN FERRY
EAST RIVER PIPE
I KILLED THAT BOY WHO LOVED ME AT 16
APPLE PIE MORNINGS
3. Please select a Plot:
Family moves into Small Apartment Above Meat Shop. Hilarity Ensues.
Chelsea Couple moves to Brooklyn, find spirtual awareness in form of wise Chinese man
Family moves to Brooklyn, Dad is really depressed, exotically-named Wife snuggles with an exciting, exotically-named schoolteacher, child grows through hardship
Immigrant Story: Irish Family moves to New Jersey, learn to love Ikea.
OK… you selected FAMILY MOVES TO BROOKLYN, DAD IS REALLY DEPRESSED… 4. Please select an exotically named Wife:
Chesterina Willis-Harper Biloxi
Paulina Granola Moon Frye
5. Please select an exotically-named schoolteacher:
Silus O’Skeevy McRay
OK… GENERATING HUSBAND’S NAME: JAMIE.
OK… GENERATING CHILD’S NAME: ROSE
OK… GENERATING COLORFUL SUPPORTING CHARACTERS.
OK… GENERATING COLORFUL CORNER BAR.
OK… GENERATING COLORFUL NEIGHBORHOOD
OK… GENERATING COLORFUL DIALECT
OK… GENERATING LOVE SCENES.
OK… GENERATING CRISIS (DEPRESSION)
OK… GENERATING RESOLUTION
OK… PUBLISHING BOOK WITH PERENNIAL
OK… SELLING BOOK TO THE LONELY
OK… SELLING HALLMARK MOVIE RIGHTS DONE. OK. Your book is ready and saved. Would you like to create another novel?
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