” There’s always going to be comparisons, and that’s unavoidable. There are people out there who feel I hit my peak with Magician and have gone downhill since. “


” People like rules, or at least the appearance of rules, even in fantasy. “


” I don’t like fantasy where a king snaps his fingers and suddenly a whole army appears and goes off to war – he’s got to feed them, he’s got to pay them, he’s got to take care of the camp followers and the gamblers and the people who cause disorder. “


” Mostly I’m writing about people, so I feel constrained to take with me my view of people, my curiosity about how people choose the things they do and why they come to certain decisions in a certain fashion and all the things that drive most writers. “


” Either systems are in balance or they are falling apart. If people are acting in what appears to be a twisted way, I want to know the reason for that. “


” I’ve never worried about ‘the reader’ because there isn’t one. There are thousands, and they all have strong opinions, from ‘Magician’ was the best ever,’ and I’ve gone downhill since to ‘The new book is the best ever,’ so to whom to I listen? So I write for myself and hope other people like it. “



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People like rules, or at least the appearance of rules, even in fantasy.


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Either systems are in balance or they are falling apart. If people are acting in what appears to be a twisted way, I want to know the reason for that.
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