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Finkle's Odyssey (2007)

This is the story of Finkle, an unfortunate young writer whose inspiration has dried up. His concentration is constantly diverted to a small hole that has recently appeared in his ceiling ... See full summary »

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Gareth Marks ...
Swallows
Matt Wilkinson ...
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This is the story of Finkle, an unfortunate young writer whose inspiration has dried up. His concentration is constantly diverted to a small hole that has recently appeared in his ceiling that secretes an unsettling slime. Finkle is called upon by a mysterious salesman named Swallows who produces a suitcase containing test tubes that he claims are each filled with ideas. Finkle uncorks one of the tubes and releases the 'idea'. Within seconds of the 'trial treatment' Finkle agrees to purchase the entire case! On closer inspection it seems the 'Idea' is actually a living microscopic mite. Once again he sits down to write. This time he releases the cork and sits back awaiting 'inspiration'. While waiting he falls asleep and the mite escapes. In attempting to re-capture the elusive idea, the rest of the test tubes break and all the ideas escape into the mysterious orifice. Not one idea is saved. Finkle investigates and gets sucked up into the organic innards of this unknown entity. He ... Written by Barney Clay

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Struggling young writer Finkle is so hampered by his inability to write will go to any length for inspiration.

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Short | Fantasy

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9 June 2007 (USA)  »

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£30,000 (estimated)
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