Over the years I have been asked many questions about my books, my approach to writing, and even about my interest in woodwork. The answer to your question may be right here, so have a browse or search my Q&As.
Pourquoi avez-vous fait une fn triste pour ìLe miroir díambreî?
As I understand, Mr. Pullman occasionally engages in book signing tours though out the UK. Will there be one soon? How can I find out more about them?
Do you do any research before you write a book?
hello. I am writing my dissertation on His Dark Materials, allegory and myth. I am wonderring what you think your story is, allegory or myth? I have my own thoughts on this but I would love to know your opinion Thanks, Hana Karlasen
how long does it normally take for you to answer a question you get? and how many do you get in a week?
Kaisa is a female Finnish name but you use it for a male. Why? Were you aware of this?
At the end of the Amber Spyglass, it seems like you tried very hard to separate Will and Lyra, bringing up and then shooting down all the logical ways they could be together. Is there any specific reason for this?
Dear Mr. Pullman, When I read for the first time your novel Northen Lights I felt deeply moved and overwhelmed whith a torrent of emotions in the scene you first describe the Aurora. Since then, I dream with knowing it. So my question is: Have you seen the Northern Lights, and if you have, how did you feel when you see it for the first time? Jose Vicente Scannone, from Venezuela
Dear Philip Pullman, I am a student at the University of Warwick doing a course in creative writing and I absolutely love your books, so I was wondering if you would mind answering a couple of questions for me? We have to write an assignment about an aspect of the writing process that we find interesting or problematical, with reference to authors whose work we know well, and so it would be brilliant if I could have your take on matters.
hi, im the same who wrote to you about my school book report..iren Dundas if you don't mint, would you be so kind to send the answer to firstname.lastname@example.org? if you cant, don't bother with it, just answer here, if you can -iren dundas
I would like to read your Isis speech that I have heard so much about from fellow English teachers. However, I canít find it anywhere on the web. Help!!
You probably get tired of answering this, but, do you think Lyra and Will will ever meet again, in a future book? And, if not, does this ever make you sad? (P.S. HDM is very beautiful, for so many reasons).
What would you say to kids who want to become PUBLISHED authors?
Hi Philip, A quick question in the Subtle Knife, the way it cuts is excellent as it is described in a realistic manner in the book. Is the idea from the old chinese parable of the butcher that never sharpens his knife?
Were you a teacher at Bishop Kirk scholl in Oxford, sometime during 1976 to 1978? (I was a student)