Steven Soderbergh is writing a novella on Twitter

The "Traffic" and "Magic Mike" director has completed seven chapters so far

By Prachi Gupta

Published April 29, 2013 10:00PM (EDT)

It's an exciting day on Twitter. Donald Trump is fighting with Danny Zuker, Mel Brooks just joined for Twitter's ComedyFest and "Magic Mike" director Steven Soderbergh is tweeting a novella:

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The first chapter begins in "Amsterdam."

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It's a crime mystery told in the second-person:

There are pictures:

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Read chapters one through seven here.

Prachi Gupta

Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at

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