During Day One of BlizzCon this past weekend, I was given the opportunity to sit down and talk with author/novelist Christie Golden, the woman behind the best selling Warcraft novel Arthas
and the upcoming Cataclysm novel(s)
which we learned about in this very interview. I asked her questions about her personal background in Warcraft
, her writing process, and what it's like to work with Blizzard's worlds.
WoW.com: If you don't mind, we'll kick things off with a question I pretty much ask everyone... Horde or Alliance?
WoW.com: Good answer! Golden:
Seriously, I play both, and I love them both. I have characters on both sides, I don't prefer one over the other.
WoW.com: That definitely comes through in what you've written in the universe, starting with Horde material and then moving onto Arthas. When you say you've played both, how far? Are any of them level 80? Golden:
I've been so busy with all of the writing I've been doing lately that I haven't been able to hit 80, I haven't seen as much of Northrend as I've wanted to. Around 70 is where I'm stuck for now.
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