This continues my talk with Simon Roy (of Prophet, Tiger Lung and Pilgrim fame) about controlling expectation in genre fiction. And audience learning curve! And the difference between worldbuilding in text and in comics!
We also refer to:
Ursula K. LeGuin’s A Wizard of Earthsea.
A bit of worldbuilding
The first episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Maid and Butler Dialogue
Beta-readers and the dangers and benefits of focus groups
Like “I am Legend”‘s original ending and stupid ending
Omega Man, the first “I am Legend” movie
And text versus pictures! Also:
and Jonathon Hickman