BOOK: The Sequel

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But feel free to enter a sentence for the website!

BOOK: The Sequel

BOOK: The Sequel is now available!

You can purchase Book: The Sequel in a variety of formats at the official website.

Be sure to read excerpts of sample sequel sentences. (Say that 5 times fast!)

Thanks to everyone who contributed to this fun (and quick) project!


Ever wonder what happens to Harry Potter after twenty years of marriage and a steady government gig?

Or what Karl Marx would say about today’s financial crisis?

If the Bible had a sequel, what would its first sentence be?

Write that sentence and you could be published! It’s easy!

  1. Pick a book.
  2. Imagine its sequel.
  3. Write the first sentence.
  4. Give it a great title.
  5. Click Submit Sequel Now! to enter.

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Some inspiration to get you started:

See, I was right. —From Das Kapital 2 (sequel to Das Kapital by Karl Marx)
HappyMeals are all alike; each unhappy meal is unhappy in its own way. —From Anna McKarenina (sequel to Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy)
Bob Marley was dead, to begin with. —From Kwanzaa Tunes (sequel to A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens)
All animals are equal, except those with swine flu. —From Mexican Animal Farm (sequel to Animal Farm by George Orwell)
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