Wednesday, January 07, 2009

CBS News Has 10 Questions for Richard North Patterson

Tony Maciulis has 10 questions for novelist on the CBS News blog Couric & Co. Most of the interview is related to Patterson's newest book, Eclipse, published this month by Henry Holt.

The penultimate question is one we find particularly interesting, regardless of author or genre: What inspires you to write? Patterson's thoughtful reply: "It can be anything, from a compelling issue to a great story. There is a wonderful freedom to being a novelist -- it’s self assigned work. For someone who’s curious by nature, it’s a perfect job. If I can deeply engross a reader with a dramatic story and vivid characters, then perhaps I can enrich their experience by exploring issues they may not have considered."

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