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Ghostwrite a Cyberpunk/SciFi Epistolary Novel
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This is an art project, inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement. Followers of this movement should be able to look to this novel for insight into the importance of what they are doing. It might be distributed uncredited and without copyright restrictions. And of course it must be completely original and free of copyrighted material.

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An original novel, with a plot driven by the idea of Earth's first contact with a civilization other than our own. It should be written as a collection of emails and IM conversations among the characters and institutions.

The style could be inspired by William Gibson, Neal Stephenson, Philip K. Dick, and Samuel Delany: relatable anti-hero protagonists, a contemporary dystopian post-capitalist society, a cast of realistic, well-rounded characters with quirky and sympathetic motivations on all sides, compelling cliffhangers that keep the reader engaged, and a satisfying conclusion that will leave readers thinking about what they can...

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We are an engineer who knows mathematics and a former intellectual property attorney with an MBA and a humble literary genius and a writer-director...
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Bid ID: 27928583  |  Submitted: Jan 6, 2012 02:26 ET 
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As a writer and editor, I focus on producing a readable, high quality end product that you can be proud of having your name on. As a ghostwriter...
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Bid ID: 27692912  |  Submitted: Dec 21, 2011 06:29 ET 
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Experience editing all genres/types of works. Have worked at a fiction press as an editor and in acquisitions (Novels, novellas, short stories),...
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Bid ID: 27567837  |  Submitted: Dec 13, 2011 12:47 ET 
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I have worked with countless authors to perfect their manuscripts and have been a contributing editor for several websites and ezines. Upgraded in...
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Bid ID: 27547969  |  Submitted: Dec 12, 2011 13:51 ET 
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Midwestern by birth. Irish by extraction. Poet by compulsion. Writer by choice. I have more than ten years experience tutoring, writing, revising,...
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Bid ID: 27525153  |  Submitted: Dec 11, 2011 03:48 ET 
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