Questions 316: Career Paths and Dungeons & Dragons

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Herb comments:
“Block and Heinlein are both great career models–what are the differences you see? Also, you’re wrong about the history of Dungeons and Dragons.”

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Resources mentioned:
Playing at the World by Jon Peterson
Appendix N by Jeffro Johnson

Questions 315: Wikis, Series Bibles, and Notes Management

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Ed asks:
“What tips do you have for using a Wiki for series management?”

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Resources mentioned:
Gail Carriger’s Wiki
Wikipedia
MediaWiki
WikidPad

Questions 314: Cross-references and Fan Service

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Herb asks:
“Is it okay to mention characters from one series in another series? What are the pitfalls?”

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Resources mentioned:
The Stephen King Internal Connections map

Questions 313: Forgettable First Novels and Series Strategies

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Herb asks:
“Should I put off writing a series until I have a few novels under my belt?”

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Resources mentioned:
A Spell for Chameleon (Xanth #1) by Piers Anthony
The Color of Magic (Discworld #1) by Terry Pratchett
The Monkey’s Raincoat by Robert Crais
The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien
The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien

Questions 312: Writing To Market–The Rant!

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Robert asks:
“You’ve talked about writing to market before. How about the full-on rant?”

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