Wednesday, March 13, 2013


hey all,

the following is a guest post from the awesomes Frankie Metropolis for THE NEXT BIG THING, yo

1) What is the working title of the book?
The Numerous Hauntings of Archey P. Caane

Where did the idea come from for the book?
My co-editor Dustin Holland used to write under a penname. Archey P. Caane. I liked the name and have been really inspired by this kid as of late. So it just fits together yeah?

What genre does your book fall under?
Science Fiction Realism/ Poetry /Transcendental Realism

What actors would you choose to play the part of your characters in a movie rendition?
Jack Nicholson/ Robert De Niro/ Vincent Gallo/ Patricia Arquette/ every punk ass m'fer that ever called themselves "friends" or "family" with a knife in their hand and ill intention in their hearts-directed by Harmony Korine or Ingmar Bergman

How long did it take you to write the first draft of your manuscript?
3 weeks

What is the one-sentence synopsis of your book?
Archey P. Caane, and his legacy, goes through several reincarnations until someone finally gets it right.

Who or what inspired you to write this book?
See #2 & #4

What else about your book might pique readers' interest?
It's gonna have pictures in it, maybe. Honestly, if someone wants to buy it cool, if not, I'm no worse for the wear. 

Will your book be self-published or represented by an agency?
This will be published by Kleft Jaw Press 

My tagged writers for next Wednesday (March 20) are: 
Lindsey Thomas

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