It is a longstanding tradition to publish the letters of famous authors. But now that no one writes letters, how will we overanalyze the correspondences of great writers to pad our dissertations? I know...we’ll publish the emails of famous authors.
I recently worked with a stable of Ernest Hemingway scholars to sort through the late novelist’s emails, and am currently shopping the collection to big name publishers. A small sampling:
Let's grab a drink after dinner. Doesn't matter where.
Sent from my iPhone
Sorry about last night. That bartender was so ugly I had flashbacks to the Italian Front. Let's get a breakfast drink.
Sent from the bartender’s bathtub
Remind me never to drink waffle daiquiris again.
Sent from a medic’s iPhone
I got so drunk last night I dreamt that Detective Comics was going to do a Nick Adams vs. Batman comic book series. Guess I should stop drinking wry. [LOL!]
Sent from Mall of Mojitos, South Havana location
I bet I could take Jack Dempsey.
Sent from a bipolar high
Dempsey’s punches hurt more than trying to write sober.
Sent from a bipolar low
I think Fitzgerald has a mancrush on me. Will anyone still be reading my books in a world where people say things like “mancrush?”
Sent from a safari undertaken in mounting desperation
Please unsubscribe me from your planet.
Sent from Ketchum, Idaho