Much as parents deny having a favourite child, authors are hesitant to declare a favourite book. I understand that. What if it flops? What if everyone hates it? What if you like your next book even more? Are you really going to say, This is my best book yet! every damned time you write a book?
Luckily, I’m not saying that.
I should prolly explain.
Is this the best book I’ve ever written?
Is this the best written book I’ve ever written?
Not a fucking clue.
Is it my favourite?
This was the first story I ever wanted to tell. This was the first novel I tried to write. Way back in the 90s, I was a long-haired metalhead with dreams of b