Piers Langland is a mild mannered paint salesman with one burning passion. He aspires to be a famous author. Each November he looks forward to entering The National Novel Writer Month competition. To be a winner in NaNoWriMo he must write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days, a tall order for any writer. Turns out, it is an especially tall order for our hero. Join Piers as he struggles to choose a topic for his novel before he can begin his epic task. Vampires or space opera, romance or pulp fiction, what should he choose? Unfortunately, the greatest object holding him back is Piers himself. Follow this hilarious tale as Piers blunders his way though one genre after another, leaving a trail of wackiness and comical disasters in his wake. Can Piers choose a topic? Can Piers finish his book? Can Piers get even one thing right without bungling it terribly? Read The Prisoner of NaNoWriMo and find out.
This whimsical story is written by Craig Robertson, author of the podcast novels Anon Time and The Innerglow Effect, who knows first hand the pain and glory that is NaNoWriMo. Download the free audio version of The Prisoner of NaNoWriMo from iTunes or Podiobooks.com. Absolutely free ebook versions can be found on Smashwords.com. Who doesn't deserve a good laugh, the harder the better right? Let Piers you feel his pain and show him you have his back. Download your copy of The Prisoner Of NaNoWriMo today!
TPN Episode 14
The story concludes, but what a mess. Everything went south at the fortune-teller's parlor. Piers goes from mortal danger to superior court. Can he avoid the humiliation of not even starting NaNoWriMo and prison time? Cover your eyes and listen-in, this may get rough!
TPN Episode 13
The finale begins! Piers, oh poor Piers, decides to contact a gypsy fortune-teller to help with his NaNoWriMo project. Argh! Inspite of warnings from his muse and common sence, he proceeds. Many earlier characters come together to menace Piers, who ends this chapter in a real fix.
TPN Episode 12
Piers's desperation mounts as the NaNoWriMo dead line rapidly approaches. What is he to do? A lot of time and energy are wasted cleaning up his Pulp Fiction attempt. He flirts with a sequel to last years entry, but this goes... poorly. Ultimately Piers figures out the ticket: find out what he will write in the future and then write it before December 1st. How would he find out what he was to accomplish? Better listen and find out - it's hard to explain and harder to believe!
TPN Episode 11
Piers tries to apply his muse's advice, but gets a bit muddled. He elects to try a pulp fiction novel. Boy was that a mistake! This episode contains Renee Chambliss's version of the ditsy secretary, a masterpiece if ever there was one. Check it out! We meet the dark figure of Lt. Stan Wilson, a local policeman but not a public servant.
TPN Episode 10
Things really get odd, as if they hadn't before! Piers insane plan to find inspiration leads him to meet his muse, literally. Turns out your muse is not by necessity your friend or supporter. In the end the muse tries to help, but remember, we're dealing with Piers here - alas. Warning: empty bladder before listneing to this episode; your laughter will be intense but rewarding.
TPN Episode 09
In his ongoing struggle to produce his NaNoWriMo Piers tries to outline a fantasy novel. Despite his best efforts, Piers comes up with a very odd tale indeed. Fully desperate, Piers hatches a plot to conceive a plot at great personal peril, involving pepperoni pizza!