“When I started Discworld, I had no idea really what I was getting into. It was enormous fun, but I thought there would be one story, maybe two… and then maybe a fifth or sixth… and now I’m closing in on way more than I expected, with more ideas all the time. If I’d given the fans what they’d asked for, I would’ve written ten books about a wizard with antisocial luggage, and then I would’ve killed myself. So I went in other directions. Seems the more I write, the more ideas there are for what I can do next, which is interesting.
“The next Discworld novel is called Thud — the word has a nice, noirish feel to it, like the sound of a falling body, and it’s a political murder mystery, a (Commander Sam) Vimes novel. There’s civil war brewing, the Watch is falling apart, things are boiling over everywhere in the city… but Vimes has to get home each night to read ‘Where’s My Cow?’ to his infant son…
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