He wants to become a famous novelist so he can humiliate his old girlfriend at her wedding. After perusing other bestselling books, he makes a list of rules. For example: Rule 4: Must include a murder..
He brainstorms a list of scenes, including, “Woman who says stuff that turns out to have extra meaning when it’s revealed she’s in a wheelchair.”
It’s funny, true, and a little scary. And if you write, you should read it.
Check out this list of bestseller ideas (you may need to scroll down a page) – I think some of them would actually work!