What if your nonfiction book morphed into a fictional novel?
What if there were a character who “lived” the Every Single Day story?
Would it be a sappy “feel good” made-for-TV movie book? Complete with happy family and smiling woman from a laundry commercial?
Or maybe it’d be a thriller: It’s 11:52 and Benedict hasn’t done his daily entry. What might happen at 12:01?
I know, the suspense is killing you.
But how might a nonfiction book turn into a fictional story? Might more people “get it” or understand the message? The fiction market is apparently tons larger than the nonfiction market, maybe there’s a chance that it would sell even more copies and thus spread your philosophical words of wisdom through story to an audience a nonfiction writer would drool over.
But what’s the story? What’s the hook? Who are the characters? How do they live the nonfiction in a novel? Thriller? Action? Ooh, how about horror?
I think I know what my next writing sprint needs to be …