Better recognised for his novels than his graphic novels, having sold over 50,000,000 books, most of which were his Discworld novels. His first graphic novel was 'The Color of Magic' and he has done three more since then. He has hinted towards completing more in the near future.
Living in Sailsbury, Wiltshire with his wife Lyn and daughter Rhianna (also a writer) he spends most of his time playing 'intelligent' video games such as Half Life. In 2007 it was diagnosed that he had suffered a minor stroke in 2004/5. He currently has an Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to literature. He takes influence from other cultural references to parody, such as Lenord de Quirm (Leonardo da Vinci), Cohen the Barbarian (Conan the Barbarian) and Hide Park (Hyde Park). He says that he doesn't want to get a life, because he feels like he's leading three already.