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David Farland
David Farland is an award-winning, New York Times bestselling author with dozens of books to his credit. He began his career writing short fiction as a prize writer, which vaulted him into prominence in the mid-1980s. He has written science fiction under his own name, Dave Wolverton, including... show more

David Farland is an award-winning, New York Times bestselling author with dozens of books to his credit. He began his career writing short fiction as a prize writer, which vaulted him into prominence in the mid-1980s. He has written science fiction under his own name, Dave Wolverton, including the highly praised "On My Way to Paradise," which won the Philip K. Dick Memorial Special Award for "Best Novel in the English Language." David has also written novels in the Star Wars and Mummy Universes, and has worked as a videogame designer, most notably for Starcraft's Brood War. In 1999 he set the Guinness Record for the World's Largest single-person, single book signing. In the mid-1990s he began to follow his love for writing fantasy under the pen name David Farland, where he became best known for his international bestselling Runelords series; though he has also won the Whitney Award for best novel of the year for his historical novel "In the Company of Angels," and he also won the International Book Award for Best Young Adult Novel of the Year, along with the Hollywood Book Award for Best Book of the year for his Young Adult fantasy thriller, "Nightingale."
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Mary's Books
Mary's Books rated it 2 years ago
I wasn't sure what to expect with this freebie, but was pleasantly surprised to find book reviews and then recipes. Such a fun book.
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it 2 years ago
I read the first few stories in here and I liked them, I read some others and I didn't like them. There were two problems: I don't like short story collections much to begin with, and this has L. Ron Hubbard's name emblazoned on the cover. I just won't be seen with this in my hands.
Fiction Fantastic
Fiction Fantastic rated it 2 years ago
I received a free copy of this book via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.I think most of these stories were hampered by the fact that they were just that -- short stories. I'm confident that at least 90% of them would have been so much better had they had more length. So while I feel more ...
Nya Reads
Nya Reads rated it 3 years ago
I have first heard of Writers of the Future thanks to Orson Scott Card’s amazing book ‘How To Write Science Fiction & Fantasy’. In hopes of grasping what would be needed to succeed in such contest, I have, of course, bought one of the volumes. I admit I have taken quite a while to finish reading thi...
Window on the World
Window on the World rated it 4 years ago
Two years ago, I was given the opportunity to review Writers of the Future Volume 28 and Volume 29. I loved them both so much!! Then again, last year, I was asked to review Volume 30. It was awesome!! So you can imagine how excited I was when I found out to review this year's edition, Writers of...
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