Trimalchio is a tragicomedy, which is neither tragic nor omedy, about a young playwright drafted in to adapt The Great Gatsby. While dodging visions of a mysterious past he finds himself slowly sinking into the mind of F Scott Fitzgerald.
I�ve been working on Trimalchio
, the idea, for more than two years. I�ve been writing and editing for the last year. In the last two weeks I�ve gone through about five drafts? Maybe more? What you should know, however, is I am probably one of the worst proofreaders in existence. Some folks helped craft this thing, with special thanks to Laurens Steel
(who designed the cover art too), but it�s otherwise my first solo venture. I�ve written two novels before this bit they�re both either too boring or too good (note: good means awful) to go public.
If you�re wondering about a lot of the stuff that happens in the ruddy thing, and what it�s primarily based on, then do read Dear Scott, Dearest Zelda
(a compilation of the love letters that the [eventual] Fitzgeralds sent to each other). That and, well, The Great Gatsby
if you haven�t already. Wait, you haven�t? Oh my! Shame on you!
is available for FREE
for the PDF, right-click and �save as� to download.
to view online in GoogleDocs
(I will be adding Kindle/ePub/iBooks links in the future)
If you have any thoughts on it then feel free to tweet me them @Nathardisty or email me [email protected]
or owl mail or whatever. If there�s any errors then do tell me them or, and I encourage this, attach them to a brick and throw it at my face.