Saturday, September 17, 2011
Posted by " Dallas " at 11:29 AM
Charlaine Harris and I have co-edited four urban fantasy anthologies together—HOME IMPROVEMENT: UNDEAD EDITION, the most recent, just came out this week. But I have to be honest—when Charlaine and I started working on our first anthology, we really weren’t that sure what anthologists did. And having recently attended a couple of panels about anthologies, I’ve realized that the way we work isn’t typical but our method is working for us.
In his book WHICH LIE DID I TELL? MORE ADVENTURES IN THE SCREEN TRADE, screenwriter William Goldman says, “It bears repeating; by the first day of the movie, the fate of the movie is sealed. The point, once again, is that if you have prepared the script right, if you have cast it right, both actors and crew, you have a shot. If you have made a grievous error in either script or casting, you are dead in the water.”
An Apple for the Creature, which is going to be about the horrors of education. It’s scheduled for back-to-school time in 2012.
Charlaine Harris, author of the Sookie Stackhouse series, basis of the hit HBO series True Blood, joins us to discuss wrapping up the series, her oddest fans, and whether or not vampires poop.
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