"When I write, I'm still imagining a kid reading it on paper," he told the AP. "I read e-books when I travel, but in general I still prefer holding an old-fashioned book in my hands. There's a special, tactile experience."
"There are so many fantastic stories and I want to bring Thor and Odin and the other gods into the modern world, just like I did with the Greeks and Percy Jackson," Riordan said. "I'll give the books an urban setting and have young people interacting with the Norse gods."