Lisa becomes disheartened when she learns the shocking truth behind the "tween lit" industry and her beloved fantasy novel characters. But Homer decides to cash in on the craze and forms a team to group-write the next "tween lit" hit, with the king of fantasy, Neil Gaiman, lending his expertise to the effort. After catching the eye of a slick industry publisher at the Springfield Book Fair, the team gets an advanced copy of their work and discovers that the corporate lit business is a bigger operation than they imagined. Written by
Did You Know?
One of the books featured at the Springfield Book Fair is Steve Hely
's "How I Became A Famous Novelist," which also revolves around the deliberate creation of a bestselling novel solely for personal gain via going to the bookstore, determining what's already selling well, and slapping together a pastiche of it. See more
Lisa's laser printer is printing out Bart and Homer's manuscript yet the sound of a dot matrix printer is heard See more
The king of fantasy novels in our fantasy novel writing team?
Okay, Gaiman, you're in. Your job is to get us lunch, and lose the British accent.
Cheeseburgers! French fries! I'm all over that, pal!
The credits are written in white instead of the usual yellow. See more
Spoofs The Italian Job