Artist Cory Arcangel tracks the Twitter confessions of aspiring novelists

For some, Twitter is both a distraction and a medium for a peculiar type of written soliloquy. It’s the confluence of those two streams that makes artist Cory Arcangel’s new book, Working on my Novel, particularly poignant. Arcangel is well known for using appropriation in his work, and the book doesn’t break from that tradition. The slim paperback is a hand-curated selection of tweets that include the phrase “working on my novel.”

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