Hickman Fears the Boot – Part II

This is the second half of Tracy Hickman’s interview on ‘Fear the Boot’ podcast this week.

  • (0:19) The role of online communities in finding, building, and sustaining an audience. If you’re interested in Dragonlance, be sure to check out the Dragonlance Nexus.
  • (3:44) The value of art, entertainment, and ideas on the internet. Why free may not always be the best price. Tracy’s plan for nurturing new authors in this environment.
  • (14:34) Tracy’s experience of co-authoring with his wife. The importance of a continual feedback loop in the creative process. The struggles of writing and the joys of having written.
  • (19:43) The Dragonlance movie. Watching other people take over your creative properties, and the “original bad deal” that gets you published.
  • (25:17) Whether Tracy ever plans to do anything more that’s directly in the RPG market. His new book series, starting with Song of the Dragon.
  • (29:20) What’s up with the dragons? That question leads into a discussion on the monomyth, cognitive dissonance, and the human penchant for narrative.

Hosted: Chad, Dan, Pat, Wayne. You can visit this episode on the Fear the Boot episode web page or listen to it right here…

Hickman on Fear the Book – Part II

One thought on “Hickman Fears the Boot – Part II

  1. Paul campbell says:

    Tracy, If you wish to see real dragons mail me.

    thanks,

    Paul

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