Most Famous Short Film of All Time
I’ve written a novel. An enterprising small press called tRaum, based in Munich, is going to publish it. The glowy-pink cover art is by Cel La Flaca. Here it is. I am sharing it for the first time: title, publisher, cover.
Will We Ever Catch Up?
This guy, Lev—that’s him running behind the car on the book cover—unspools an endlessly evolving thought about time, the universe, his job, his friendships, every book he’s ever read, and why someone might want to kill him. Those are his friends, Aparna and Stanley, in the car.
Mostly a Novel is Made of Words
With this one, there’s visual formatting, too.
This is Entirely Real
I can do this for hundreds of pages. Why I would do it is indeed a question. I have been doing it for years, and finally it is done.
In Most Famous Short Film of All Time, every brief passage is labeled either Flyleaf, Flashbulb, or Fog. That isn’t exactly a story structure. It’s more about reality perception.
“Flyleaf” is Lev’s philosophizing. His questions and hypotheses are about him. He speaks in his own voice, though I might often agree with him. He might describe our real world and give us philosophical tools we can use. His world might overlap with ours, and he might transmit information across a boundary. That would be trans.
“Flashbulb” is Lev’s day-to-day story of his baseline reality. It’s nonfiction to him, fiction to us…