Ever wonder how authors go about writing books using characters from movies, TV shows and games? Or how the business of tie-ins and novelizations works? Now you can find out.
The International Association of Media Tie-in Writers (IAMTW or I AM a Tie-in Writer) has updated their website to include interviews and articles that cover such topics as "how to write a tv tie-in" and the "how tie-in royalties are divvied up." Even if you aren’t interested in tie-in writing, you’ll learn some interesting things about the publishing business by checking out the articles.
The IAMTW website will be updated regularly with new article about tie-in and novelizations. There’s also an online membership application for those interested in joining the organization, which was founded by yours truly and Max Allan Collins.