Teasers for “The Great Novelist” appearing here on December 31, 2021.
Unbeknownst to anyone, whenever someone on Earth creates a fictional world, that world suddenly appears in space somewhere.You are a young novelist working on the sequel to your best seller. You wake up one night to find the main character of that novel standing at the foot of your bed.
“Please tell me something,” she asks, her voice lilting, “why do you make us all so sad? Is it that you are sad?”
“What are you doing here?” he gasps. “You’re not meant to be here.”
“He brought you here, didn’t he?” Johnny murmurs, grains of sand sifting between his fingers. He glances up at me, his eyes mournful.