I Can’t Believe Artemis Fowl is Ending! - Blue Peter / BBC Interview
Fri, July 27, 2012 / Lower Elements Time: 1343394768
With the release of his latest book, Artemis Fowl and the Last Guardian, Eoin Colfer is bringing his epic fantasy series to an end. We caught up with the author - between battles with Elves, Goblins and Fairies - to ask the questions everyone wants to know.
Eoin, you’re wrapping the Artemis Fowl series up in your latest book. How did you feel saying goodbye to the characters you created over ten years ago?
I was relieved to finally type ‘the end’ after 14 years of work, but now that I am out in the world talking about it, I am beginning to feel a little sad. I have had people actually crying with real tears. I don’t want to make kids cry, apart from my own obviously - just kidding. I don’t want to make any kids sad. But it is better that they are sad now than bored in a couple of years.
Read the full interview on the BBC website