Is there a place for sequels, prequels, remakes, reboots, universe crossovers, alternate versions and story expansion in any way? Are they a drain on originality and creativity or an avenue to creativity unleashed?
There are plenty of potential stories within us, but one thing's for sure; they must be told.
It is the best of times, it is the worst of times. At Jottopia, we've been running on some mixed emotions of late. First, we are enjoying usage of the site and are having great interactions with people in person at events such as the LA Times Book Festival coming up this weekend. We love chatting with people who love to read, write and tell stories. However, we’ve entered into some serious growing pains.
One thing’s for sure, this was not just an outdoor book store. It was indeed a full two days' worth of panel discussions, workshops, signing opportunities, publishing assistance, and writing advice. And, oh yeah, there were books for sale too. Not to mention kettle corn.
The moral of the story is when the time comes around for the ninth annual Tucson Festival of Books next year, our advise...Book it!
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