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One Year Later Occupy Still Inspires: This time Novels.
The upcoming novel, “Boxman,” has drawn on the Occupy Wall Street movement to help inspire a heist thriller. But what does OWS have to do with safe cracking?
The use of current events to inspire fiction is certainly nothing new but how comprehensive will Occupy fiction be? If you listen to Ostresh, it could be quite comprehensive indeed. His upcoming novel “Boxman,”(visit http://the-
So what is the future of Occupy fiction? The diversity in the movement lends itself to a wide variety of stories that certainly could have a broad appeal for readers. Time will tell what genres of fiction Occupy will wiggle its way into. Could there be an Occupy romance? An Occupy murder mystery? Occupy Zombies? If you ask Ostresh, there already is an Occupy Horror, but it is the inequality and that is non-fiction.