Saturday, January 01, 2005

 
The spin-off doctors - Film - www.smh.com.au
A nice little article about the virtues of the tie-in SF novel; with quotes from Jon Blum and Kate Orman (who I got the link from) -- especially the point that the tie-in novel is a great way to promote new writers, as they provide for some built in markets for the books as well.

And there are times that it works both ways -- Neil Gaiman started writing comic books featuring other chracters, and I noticed that on the most recent reprinting of his Sandman books, his name is now bigger than the title character -- something really unusal in comics...

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