I've had the opening line from The Beatles' Paperback Writer going in my head the entire time I've been looking at this story. Anyway, Paperback Adventures is up on Kickstarter. It's a solo, deckbuilding game. You might have gotten a taste of it already, but now there's more! Head on over and check it out.
From the campaign:
Our intrepid author Paige Turner is back! In Paperback Adventures, you get to play as the protagonist in one of Paige's wild brainstorming sessions. Conquer a menagerie of pulp novel characters in this solo deckbuilding word game.
Just like in the original game Paperback—and its follow up, Hardback—you will build your own deck of cards throughout the game, and those cards will have letters to help you spell words every turn. But in Paperback Adventures, instead of testing your wordsmithing wit against other players, you will use your words to defeat a series of AI enemies in "roguelike" fashion.
Paperback Adventures is a solo-focused game. It was designed from the ground up as a strategic, highly-replayable solo word game. There are also additional gameplay variants for cooperative play between two players.
The campaign's over 8x funded with 15 days left to go.