Interview with Bryan Bakker

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« on: April 20, 2016, 10:22:36 pm »
Hello!

So Bryan Bakker (that's Scott's brother for the daft among us) has consented to do an interview.  What questions would y'all like asked?  Ppptttthhhhhh,

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« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2016, 11:06:57 pm »
I'll think about specifics after work but definitely questions regarding campaigning in Earwa and producing the trailer with Somnambulist.
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« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2016, 11:16:05 pm »
Was he involved with the entire story of Earwa with RSB? Has he had input on how this will all end? Or, does RSB use him as more of a muse? Did one day while the two of them were playing D&D did this story just hit them upside the head, or did it evolve?
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« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2016, 11:19:00 pm »
He's credited with being the original sounding board in acknowledgments in TDTCB, I believe. I see him as being an Esslemont who can't write.
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« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2016, 04:00:09 pm »
When did he decide to do a trailer for the books and what sparked the interest to make it? How did he decide which pieces to use and how to sequence them? Where did the music come from and what about it made you want to use it? Is there anything else in the pipeline right now for the YouTube channel?

Did he play in Scott's Earwa campaigns and if so what kinds of stories took place in those game sessions?

What has it been like watching this story evolve over five novels?

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« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2016, 06:47:15 pm »
Quote from: Acknowledgements, TDTCB
My brother, Bryan Bakker, for believing in my work before there was any work to believe in.

Quote from: TWP
To Bryan - my brother, both of heart and vision

Quote from: Acknowledgements, TWP
My brother, Bryan Bakker, for giving me more great ideas than I care to admit

Quote from: Thadal (Bryan Bakker), ZTS, 2004
Hello. As the author's brother I can tell you that with this trilogy you will be taken on quite a ride. The first book establishes, the second and third are pure story driven action and intellectual intrigue.

I'm incrediably proud of my brother for what he's created and how hard he's worked. That this website has been established just reienforces my long held belief that one day R. Scott Bakker will be known as, not only a great writer, but a great man. The work he'll do in the coming years will prove that.

I have to laugh you know. You guys are probably a lot like me after all. The awe. The sheer sense of awe my brother creates in these books. You tasted it in the Darkness. You'll feast on it the prophet and the thousand fold thought. This trilogy and the projects planned after it... too. Heh. Just keep reading guys. You have no idea what's in store.



Also, as far as another question: Who is older?
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« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2016, 07:22:25 pm »
What genres do you prefer to read?

Have you read TSA?

How true has TSA remained to the original concept Scott must have pitched to you some 20 years ago?

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MG: Is BB aware that this interview might not revolve so much around him as it does Bakker (Scott) and his books? You didn't tell him you'd be interviewing him about his company or something did you?
« Last Edit: April 21, 2016, 07:24:03 pm by Wilshire »
One of the other conditions of possibility.

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« Reply #7 on: April 28, 2016, 11:45:12 am »
What genres do you prefer to read?

Have you read TSA?

How true has TSA remained to the original concept Scott must have pitched to you some 20 years ago?

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MG: Is BB aware that this interview might not revolve so much around him as it does Bakker (Scott) and his books? You didn't tell him you'd be interviewing him about his company or something did you?

Still sorting out the specifics, but I'd planned on interviewing about this and that, film, Scott, Canadian weather, what have you...

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« Reply #8 on: April 28, 2016, 03:06:05 pm »
Hey any idea on where it's going to be posted at? We should link it somewhere other than a forum post. Maybe Pat or Adam could put it up on their blog after its done?

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« Reply #9 on: April 28, 2016, 03:18:54 pm »
Wilshire and I (and Som) have talked about doing some kind of www.second-apocalypse.com front page, like www.malazanempire.com, as well as a page for bakkerfans "official" stuffs.

Ultimately the decision is MG's but I would prefer - if a thread here doesn't suffice for publishing until that time - that he ask SR to post it on SFFDen.
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« Reply #10 on: April 28, 2016, 05:40:06 pm »
Wilshire and I (and Som) have talked about doing some kind of www.second-apocalypse.com front page, like www.malazanempire.com, as well as a page for bakkerfans "official" stuffs.

Ultimately the decision is MG's but I would prefer - if a thread here doesn't suffice for publishing until that time - that he ask SR to post it on SFFDen.
What genres do you prefer to read?

Have you read TSA?

How true has TSA remained to the original concept Scott must have pitched to you some 20 years ago?

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MG: Is BB aware that this interview might not revolve so much around him as it does Bakker (Scott) and his books? You didn't tell him you'd be interviewing him about his company or something did you?

Still sorting out the specifics, but I'd planned on interviewing about this and that, film, Scott, Canadian weather, what have you...

Interviews here, on tsa!!!

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« Reply #11 on: August 11, 2016, 02:13:12 pm »
Did this ever happen?
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« Reply #12 on: August 15, 2016, 02:30:04 pm »
Nope :(.

MG and I also need to figure out what we can use from the narrator Casts.
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