Transcript of New J.K. Rowling Interview
We now have a full transcript of the conversation between J.K. Rowling and Stephen Fry which aired on BBC Radio 4 yesterday morning. Here is an excerpt:
I know that I’ve told you [Stephen Fry] this before, there was a time when Jessica, my daughter who’s now ten, she absolutely loves the tapes and there was a time when I was writing ‘Goblet of Fire’ in particular where I would settle down to work in the evening and I could hear you reading from her bedroom, which really was a mind-warping experience to be writing one book while listening to you reading ‘Chamber’ or, you know, ‘Azkaban.’
It was bizarre and I felt that I couldn’t escape ‘Harry Potter,’ there was no escape. I could hear him and I could see him and I was writing about him and…
You can watch the half-hour discussion here.