Mervyn Martian and Edgar Earthling discuss books

This piece was adapted for the Six Sentence Challenge with the prompt word ‘book’. For the original, click here.

Mervyn: Edgar, what are you doing?

Edgar: I’m working on my novel, a type of book that contains characters the author has invented.

Mervyn: What will this novel be about?

Edgar: About a man who has conversations with a Martian called Mervyn.

Mervyn: But I’m not invented and we do have conversations.

Edgar: Only if I say so, Mervyn.

30 thoughts on “Mervyn Martian and Edgar Earthling discuss books

  1. Made me smile again, Doug. Could be I’m partial, but if made to choose between the two, I’m going with the 6 sentence version ‘cuz you know, 6 sentences 😉

    If you haven’t scene the movie, think you’d enjoy it.

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