Christopher Interviews Patrick Rothfuss

The Slow Regard of Silent Things, Patrick RothfussPatrick Rothfuss captured the imaginations of millions with his series the Kingkiller Chronicle. As hinted at on Twitter recently, Christopher was delighted to interview Pat via Skype about his current escapades, including his new book The Slow Regard of Silent Things and Pat’s charity, Worldbuilders.

Many of us go to our favorite authors websites for updates, eagerly await the next release, and feel that we live and die by the fortunes of our best-loved characters. And now you can become part of the worlds you cherish while simultaneously bettering the one we live in! Patrick’s non-profit organization is auctioning cameo appearances in upcoming books by some amazing authors. 100% of the auction proceeds benefit Heifer International.

In this interview, Christopher and Pat discuss the intricacies of their individual writing processes, from book beards, to story structure and plot, to unplanned novellas, to balancing the demands of work and family.

So, without further ado:




* Want more inspiration? Check out our collection of guest articles and interviews here!

Immanuela Meijer

Immanuela is the Paolinis' webmaster, archivist, and all around "make-things-go" Renaissance woman.