Coauthor a Book with Charles Dickens, Sort of

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Google is nixing their RSS reader in July, but at least we still have this fun demo of real-time collaborative Google docs.

“See what it’s like to collaborate with famous storytellers,” says the blurb on the side of the page. “Admittedly,” it adds, “a few years past their prime.”

Go ahead, start typing. Edgar Allen Poe and Shakespeare will start making their improvements to your work soon enough.


Lauren O'Neal is an MFA student at San Francisco State University. Her writing has appeared in publications like Slate, The New Inquiry, and The Hairpin. You can follow her on Twitter at @laureneoneal. More from this author →