So do you have what it takes to be America's next great novelist? Are you a midlist author with dwindling sales numbers? Or someone who's never managed to break the publishing barrier? Perhaps you've always been told you're an amazing writer by your friends and relatives.
"Stephen King's The Write Stuff" is a show for you.
This is a new reality competition show that airs on the cable television network Bravo, in which writers published and unpublished will compete against each other in literary challenges. They are judged by a panel of professional editors and critics and other notables from the publishing industry with one or more contestants eliminated in each episode. (The show is produced by Magical Elves Productions, the same company that created Top Chef and Project Runway.)
The host, of course, is the lovable Stephen King. Our 12 contestants will engage in various writing challenges meant to show diversity and ability. The winner of "The Write Stuff" will receive a multi-book contract by a prominent New York publisher along with $100,000 advance.
While this show is absolutely imaginary and conceived while tweeting with other fellow novelists and twitterers on a weekday night, there is a caveat if Magical Elves Productions or someone else decides to go with the show: Travis Thrasher must be one of the contestants, and a year's worth of diapers must be added to the final prize (since he'll definitely win).
Labels: For Fun, Stephen King