But I disagree. There was no "wannabe writer" involved in this scenario.
You captured the readers' attention & curiosity. You entertained. You enlightened. You got paid.
Well, so what if the payment (this time) was in laughter, appreciation & applause.
Funny, as I was reading the first few parts I started thinking of how a Scientologist would be EXPECTED TO MAKE IT GO RIGHT to get Dustin Hoffman on the Bridge. And then it was hard to avoid thinking that you would be told or even ordered to go back and find his ruin.