Thursday, January 19, 2006

From reality TV show idea to novel

Seventy-three year old multi-millionaire Tom Perkins has written a risque first novel called, Sex and the Single Zillionaire. SEE MORE

Tom Perkins is ex-husband number 5 of romance novelist Danielle Steel. Apparently in real life Tom Perkins was invited to participate in a TV dating show and turned down the offer. According to Pui-Wing Tam and Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg of the Wall Street Journal, January 14-15, 2006,Danielle Steele encouraged him to turn the idea into a novel.

If you are a Danielle Steel fan, you may be interested to know that Ms. Steele's 66th novel, The House, will be out in February. She just published Toxic Bachelors.

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