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Drivel: Deliciously Bad Writing by Your Favorite Authors

by Julia Scott (Editor)

Other authors: Steve Almond (Contributor), Anita Amirrezvani (Contributor), Robert Anasi (Contributor), Marie C. Baca (Contributor), Elizabeth Bernstein (Contributor)47 more, Jack Boulware (Preface), Jack Boulware (Contributor), Po Bronson (Contributor), Kiera Butler (Contributor), Daniel Clowes (Contributor), Chris Colin (Contributor), Katie Crouch (Contributor), Heather Donahue (Contributor), David Ewing Duncan (Contributor), Dave Eggers (Contributor), Stephen Elliott (Contributor), Isaac Fitzgerald (Contributor), Gillian Flynn (Contributor), Laura Fraser (Contributor), Jane Ganahl (Contributor), Melanie Gideon (Contributor), Glen David Gold (Contributor), Jeff Greenwald (Contributor), Andrew Sean Greer (Contributor), Tupelo Hassman (Contributor), AJ Jacobs (Contributor), Joe Loya (Contributor), Wendy MacNaughton (Contributor), Mac McClelland (Contributor), Josh McHugh (Contributor), Joshua Mohr (Contributor), Rick Moody (Contributor), David Munro (Contributor), James Nestor (Contributor), Zahra Noorbakhsh (Contributor), Todd Oppenheimer (Contributor), Peter Orner (Contributor), Chuck Palahniuk (Contributor), Caroline Paul (Contributor), Neal Pollack (Contributor), Nathaniel Rich (Contributor), Simon Rich (Contributor), Mary Roach (Contributor), Damian Rogers (Contributor), Ethel Rohan (Contributor), Julia Scheeres (Contributor), Julia Scott (Contributor), Susan Straight (Contributor), Ellen Sussman (Contributor), Amy Tan (Contributor), Charles Yu (Contributor), Matthew Zapruder (Contributor)

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"Gillian Flynn, Mary Roach, Dave Eggers, Rick Moody, Chuck Palahniuk...the list goes on. They all sucked once, and they all have the guts to share some of their crappiest early work in Drivel: an uplifting bit of voyeurism, based on the sold-out "Regreturature" stage shows in San Francisco, and brought to you by Litquake and the San Francisco Writers' Grotto. Within these pages you'll find abstruse and esoteric poetry (bad); incoherent and illogical short stories (worse); bumfuzzling proto-journalism (shameful); and pretentious, overwrought journal entries (we'll not speak of this again). Thanks to these courageous but foolhardy writers, the world now knows the real meaning of a work-in-progress. "--… (more)
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It's not like they lied, or I was deceived in any way. It's just that I mostly don't want to deliberately read bad writing, even if it is good for a giggle.

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"Gillian Flynn, Mary Roach, Dave Eggers, Rick Moody, Chuck Palahniuk...the list goes on. They all sucked once, and they all have the guts to share some of their crappiest early work in Drivel: an uplifting bit of voyeurism, based on the sold-out "Regreturature" stage shows in San Francisco, and brought to you by Litquake and the San Francisco Writers' Grotto. Within these pages you'll find abstruse and esoteric poetry (bad); incoherent and illogical short stories (worse); bumfuzzling proto-journalism (shameful); and pretentious, overwrought journal entries (we'll not speak of this again). Thanks to these courageous but foolhardy writers, the world now knows the real meaning of a work-in-progress. "--

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