On Thursday 5th August 2010, Isobelle spoke at the Queenscliff Hotel as part of her The Red Wind release tour.
That feeling of being on the brink of understanding something really important- maybe of finding the answer to the questions I am asking, maybe or of more fully understanding the question- is something I feel to some extent in every book I write.
I could easily set that aside and work on Darkbane, because I prefer to take a break between series books. But there is a momentum for this final book, partly because it grew out of one book, and partly because maybe I want that intensity for the last book- that over focus… But the next big thing I write once I finish The Red Queen, will be Darkbane.
...I always had this clear notion of where I wanted the Obernewtyn Chronicles to finish, but when I did finish there in the last book, my editor was outraged. She said, you can’t leave it there! I don’t like things to be too neat, you see...