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Ellen Brinson, unemployed librarian, is desperate for money. She begins to write a novel, but strangely, she doesn't have much control over the content. Henry Morgan, literary agent, has been flying high on the sales of his star novelist for years. Now, she's stopped writing and Henry is desperate for money. The manuscript brings the two together - and their collaboration ...more
Kindle Edition, 69 pages
Published November 1st 2013 by Opal Creative Enterprises, inc. (first published October 30th 2013)
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Renay
Apr 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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What a delightful story about an unemployed librarian Ellen Brinson who is desperate begins writing a book from an old Corona typewriter. Henry Morgan is an established publishing agent, is hurting financially because his top author has stopped writing. Now he is desperate for a bestseller book. Ellen gets his attention with her partial manuscript and Henry jumps at it.

I love how the story unfolds with mystery, love, defeat, and success. This may be a novella, but the ending has a beautiful twi
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Diane Cox
Jan 20, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
I loved this book - I wrote it! But I love it because it is also fun, witty, improbable and entertaining - all reasons to enjoy a book.

It's short - but I also believe a book should stop when the story is finished, not waste the reader's time adding my own impressions of how things should look, what clothes the characters are wearing - that's YOUR privilege.
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Zan Marie Steadham
Aug 30, 2015 rated it really liked it
Typewriter from Hell is a devilishly fun read. I dare you to put it down...or to look at an old typewriter the same way again.
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Diane Cox likes to imagine what if---Writing gives her the option to live more than one existence through her plots.

She began writing seven years ago and 'Typewriter from Hell' is her first published work.

She has two other novels in progress. So far, she echoes the experience of so many other writers. Once the characters are created, they take on a life of their own and direct the plot.

Her first
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