Thursday, July 23, 2009

Eoin Colfer on Hitchhiker sequel

Media Bistro has a bit on ARTEMIS FOWL author Eoin Colfer's venture into the galaxy of the late Douglas Adams.

When Eoin Colfer was asked to write the sixth book in problematically named The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy trilogy, he refused--convinced that no one could follow in the footsteps of the original author, the late, great Douglas Adams.

Nevertheless, Colfer--the author of the bestselling "Artemis Fowl" series of YA novels--decided to write the sixth book in the series. It will hit stores in October. In this exclusive GalleyCat interview, the novelist explains why he changed his mind, taking readers inside his writing process for the sequel. Read more.

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