Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Douglas Niles to appear on Dragonsfoot


Just the other day I saw the announcement that Douglas Niles will appear in his own Q&A thread on Dragonsfoot. Niles is probably most famous for his novels and Dragonlance and Forgotten Realms material, but my favorite work of his remanis CM1 Test of the Warlords.

I also grew to enjoy his Quest Triad novels (warning: written for "young adult readers"). I adapted that setting, Karawenn, to Norwold. You can see a map from my adaptation here.

I am looking forward to seeing Niles answering the questions I have posted in his thread so far.

Doug Niles on Pen & Paper RPG


-Havard

2 comments:

  1. "Written for young adult readers" should never be a warning...some of the best fiction out there right now is being written for the YA crowd, as I've only recently discovered though my MLIS program at Pitt.

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  2. Good input Jason! Some of my favorite stories is that which is written to appeal to both the young and adults. In the case of the Quest Triad, I remember being a bit annoyed by the techniques the author used to make the novels more appealing to younger readers, but as I read on, I gradually grew to care about the characters.

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