Franchise Heaven

Over at Ecstatic Days, Mark Charan Newton talks to Black Library superstar Dan Abnet about the strengths of fiction franchises, a conversation which should be had more.

Franchise novels are a much derided form of fiction. In some cases, the derision is spot on. Many franchise novels are poorly written, utterly generic and bottom line not very interesting. But then, the same can be said for much fiction of any kind. But it’s all to easy to overlook the genuine creative opportunity that franchise novels can provide their authors. Continue reading Franchise Heaven