Novels and Short Stories By Robin Hobb

See the Books and Novels section for series info and full publication details of all Robin Hobb’s published work.

Prevaricating, Prognosticating, but mostly postponing work

"And the half finished bottles of inspiration lie like ghosts in my room . . . " Lovely line.  Thank you Blue Rodeo.

The Overdue Book

So horrible a feeling. I was certain I was going to finish in November, and have a lovely laid back holiday season, followed by jumping on the new story collection this month. Instead, here I am.  Just passed Page 920.  I thought I was nearing the end at page 700.  Will these characters please just…

Little annoying things

Actually, it was a pretty good day. After I used all my table salt to get the ice off my steps.  And, oh, rats, I just recalled that I forgot to pick up more canned dog food today.  But it was still a pretty good day.  I took my grand-daughters to the mall to Christmas…

Being a writer

There are good exciting days to being a writer. And then there are slogging days. Today I slogged.  I slogged for 1500 words.  Yesterday I got 2200 words.  So 1500 is better than 1000 but not a top notch day. My hands hurt.  And I wanted to be making gingerbread or spritz cookies or going…