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Old December 29 2013, 11:35 PM   #46
Greg Cox
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Re: Off Topic: Movie Tie-In Editions

Most of the "horror stories" simply involve the basic challenge of trying to write a 300-page description of a movie you haven't seen yet, which is probably in production at the same time you're writing the book, and dealing with various last-minutes changes. ("We shot a new ending, so we're faxing you the revised script pages. Can you rewrite the last chapter by Monday?")

On the fun side: Kevin Grievoux of the UNDERWORLD movies once let me pick his brains over the phone regarding the backstory he had invented for his own character, which I worked into one of my novelizations. And there are worse ways to spend a day than hanging out on the Warner Bros. lot checking out the costumes and props for MAN OF STEEL . . .
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