Were you involved at all in the launch of the Fighting Fantasy novels series in 1989, and what do you think of this step away from gamebooks for Fighting Fantasy?I was involved in the sense that people asked me whether I thought it was a good idea – and whether I wanted to write one! I did think it was a good idea, and I did want to write one, but I got overtaken with other work: I was in the middle of my second, and last, stretch in the Penguin office, as a commissioning editor this time. I can’t remember what the plot was; my hero was a dwarf, though.
Monday, 30 September 2013
Issue #12 features an interview with Robin Waterfield, covering his Fighting Fantasy gamebooks: