Thursday, July 3, 2008

I'm Living in a Paper Jungle

Remember the book "Holes" by Louis Sachar. It was also a MAJOR MOTION PICTURE. Well, the plot involved adolescent boys at a camp for delinquents who dug holes to build their character. Miles and miles and miles of holes. I am working on my own novel. The plot involves a middle aged housewife with no discernible system of organizing the reams of paper that flow through the average household. I'm going to call it "Piles". I'd say, look for it at a bookstore near you, but the manuscript has already become one with the the schoolwork, rabies certificates, bank statements, and doodles.

“I write down everything I want to remember. That way, instead of spending a lot of time trying to remember what it is I wrote down, I spend the time looking for the paper I wrote it down on.” - Beryl Pfizer


dlyn said...

The worst part of having "Piles", besides the similarity to another malady my grandmother used to call the same thing, is that you can ditch the whole mess and never miss a single thing in there.

Shalee said...

By the look of my house right now, I could write your sequel...

HeyJules said...

Hey Susan, drop me a line with your email address @

I have something to ask you...

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