An Interview With Patrick Rothfuss – Part 2

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Last Updated on February 11, 2024

Today we are excited to release part two of Grimdark Magazine’s exclusive interview with Patrick Rothfuss. In this installment, Beth Tabler and John Mauro ask Pat about aspects of his creative process in writing The Kingkiller Chronicle, including key aspects of Kvothe’s character in The Name of the Wind.

Pat also discusses the story behind his latest novella, The Narrow Road Between Desires, including the incorporation of artwork throughout the text. We also discuss the symbolic importance of the number three, which recurs throughout Pat’s work.

We hope that you enjoy this second installment of our interview with Patrick Rothfuss, an interview of three parts. (Watch Part 1 here)

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Elizabeth Tabler

Elizabeth Tabler

Elizabeth Tabler runs Beforewegoblog and is constantly immersed in fantasy stories. She was at one time an architect but divides her time now between her family in Portland, Oregon, and as many book worlds as she can get her hands on. She is also a huge fan of Self Published fantasy and is on Team Qwillery as a judge for SPFBO5. You will find her with a coffee in one hand and her iPad in the other. Find her on:

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