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Jun 9 2011 1:02pm

Wild Cards Author Q&A: John Joseph Miller

Q. Tell us a little bit about yourself and your experience with Wild Cards.

A. I was one of the original game players way back when, when Wild Cards was simply a role playing game run by George, so I guess you can say I’ve been in it from the beginning. I don’t know if I’ve written more stories than anyone for the series, but I’ve certainly written more words if you count the 100,000 or so I did for the Steve Jackson role playing game and the 200,000 or so I’m currently doing for the Green Ronin role playing game. It’s a great universe to come back to and play in because it’s always growing and changing. I hope I’ll be playing in it for many years to come.

Q. Tell us about the inspiration behind your story forInside Straight.

A. This is a little difficult to answer specifically without giving away too much of the story itself. Suffice it to say that I enjoy surprising the readers, and I think this story will really surprise them with the fate of John Fortune. And the next story will surprise them even more.

 

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2 comments
Philbert de Zwart
1. philbert
Is there an overview somewhere of which books belong to this series, in which order?
I'm certainly interested now, being both a GRRM fan and a superheroes fan. I'd like to start reading this series in EPUB format (I love to read on the phone at night)
Any idea where I could buy them?

Thanks,
Philbert
disastrophe
2. disastrophe
The series has an article on Wikipedia, with all the books listed. A lot of them are out of print, but many are available secondhand quite cheaply on amazon and the like.

The first book was recently re-released with extra stories. :)

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