Sequence of events: (1) Tom Killingbeck who runs my British publisher’s blog site asks me to write a post about the fictional character I’d most like to date and the fictional place we’d go on said date. (2) After much serious rumination, I hit upon the perfect man, namely, Mr. Atticus Finch, Esq. (3) I write up the post and just as I’m about to send it to Tom… (4) my American publisher announces the forthcoming publication of a new Harper Lee novel about my Mr. Finch.
Coincidence? Or did my love for Atticus will him back to literary life?
OK, yeah–it’s just a coincidence. Click here to read the piece.