Start a month and wait for a peasant to ask you a question. Answer it correctly to gain a little fame. Then, save and load that file. Wait for the peasant to ask a question again. Repeat this until you have reached the desired level of Fame. Saving and loading allows for unlimited questions without using any AP or Months/Years.
Select a character and begin game play, Then hold [Right Shift] + Left Mouse Button] and click the Right Mouse Button two times. A menu that allows multiple characters to be selected will appear.