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Stormy said: FDO, I think there's a certain fucking ineffable quality that you bring to your writing that couldn't be replicated by anyone else. Your voice is just so you that no one could live up to it.
However, that's only a problem when you're talking about direct sequels. (If you die before Mt Fitzroy, I will use black magic and science until you can write again). Other authors exploring your 'verse would be fine.
So, while no one could write Pookie and Bri-Bri, there could be an off-shoot Nocturnal series about a National-Enquirer-type newspaper/blog that tries to investigate the monsters, or whatever.
While your stank pervades every inch of the universe, in every time period, I think it's also a living, breathing thing that stands on its own well enough to let other authors play with it.
So my suggestion would probably be to find several literary heirs, who you feel comfortable enough with to give them free rein with the future stories of the 'verse. Have an estate, possibly run by A2, or B ( :P ), who is in charge overall, and who deals with rights and licensing, etc.
And there's nothing stopping you from setting this up while you're still among the living - you've likely got too many stories to tell in one standard lifetime, so - like with Mur and The Reporter - give people a chance to sink or swim while you're still around to smite them/guide them.
My plan for my stuff at the moment is to work with people while I'm still alive, and expand that way while, of course, still taking charge of the main story threads and major changes to the 'verse.
I also have a plan for when I die though - have the stuff I've written continue to bring in money for my kids/family, but release the 'verse itself into the public domain (I may do this when I'm getting old, just to see what sort of random crap people come up with...why yes, I do love fanfic :D).
I would like to have capped off all of the stories by then, but if I haven't, I may nominate a literary heir, and designate them as the "continuation of official canon". Canon might contradict with what's going on in works done by people using the elements in the public domain, but if Wolverine can be on a dozen teams at once, I don't see the problem. ^_^