SLEEPSIDE STORY [novella]. TYPED MANUSCRIPT SIGNED (TMsS). 28 leaves, single-spaced, ink jet printout on rectos of plain letter-sized paper. Dated "December 31st, 1986, 11:15 PM" on last leaf, and annotated by Bear on the first leaf: "Beth - Submtd [sic] for your approval! Best, Greg." "Sleepside Story," a 16,000-word novella, is part of a sequence featuring the hero Michael Perrin as he navigates between this world and a magical parallel world. It was published as a chapbook in 1988 by Cheap Street. Beth Meacham was an editor at TOR Books in the 1980s. Bear, who emerged in the mid-1980s as a major voice in American genre science fiction, has had less of a presence in fantasy. Faint indents at top of leaves from old paperclip, rust stains from same on first and last leaves, else about fine. (#104786).