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Largest multi-authored story, advertising vehicle

Global Village Participates in Multi-Author Story Creation

Largest multi-authored story and advertising vehicle is rapidly gaining traction

Nelson, New Zealand--July 20th, 2006– A novel website is set to create the largest authored story in history and allows anyone to influence the storyline and become an author.

“It’s Million Dollar Homepage meets Choose Your Own Adventure,” explained concept creator Aditya Kesarcodi-Watson. “Aspiring authors get to add their own content sequentially and dictate the course of the story, with the added benefit of being able to link their passage through to a website of their choice,” he added.

Participating authors pay $1 per word that is contained in their passage. The story will continue to evolve until such time as the story is composed of one million words.

A Novel Million is being created globally. Anyone can contribute and influence the storyline however they like, within a few simple guidelines that are contained on the website.

In addition to the publicity, advertising opportunity and the benefit of helping mold this historic novel, each author is also offered a share in the royalties achieved from future publishing of the stories.

Although only recently debuting on the internet, the site has been getting a lot of attention; it has been viewed in over 38 countries and had over 35,000 hits in just 3 weeks. Interest in the website has been reflected in site statistics; 30% of the people who have visited the site book-marking it in their favorites.

The word is spreading and the stories are continually capturing new people’s attention.

“It’s the evolving nature of the story that keeps bringing people back” said Kesarcodi-Watson.


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