July 5, 2004

Terminal Tours

by Scott Rettberg · , 1:31 pm

terminaltoursCritic and novelist Tom LeClair recently published a novel Passing On. While the novel itself is a print novel, in part about a company that takes the dying on trips when they have no one to assist them, LeClair also recently published a Web site, Terminal Tours, which is purportedly the site for the fictional company featured in the novel. I include the link here because I think it’s an interesting example of one modest way that authors can use the Web to extend a fictional universe beyond the bound artifact. Some of the stories and testimonials are also quite funny.

One Response to “Terminal Tours”

  1. Ian Bogost Says:

    Novelist Jasper Fforde has also done this extensively for his series of Thursday Next novels.

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