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Daniel R. Marvello

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Daniel R. Marvello writes magical fantasy adventure stories. He lives in a log home deep in the forest of the North Idaho panhandle with his wife of twenty-plus years and a small support staff of Samoyeds. His professional background is in database and software development as well as technical writing.

Daniel's fiction writing was inspired by his love for reading magical fantasy and his years of enjoying fantasy role-playing games. His fiction works include The Vaetra Chronicles, a swords & sorcery adventure series, The Ternion Order, a contemporary paranormal fantasy series, and The Western Geomancer, a western fantasy adventure series.

Average rating: 3.55 · 743 ratings · 43 reviews · 6 distinct works · Similar authors
Vaetra Unveiled (The Vaetra...

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Vaetra Untrained

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When I first had ideas for writing a magical fantasy set in the Old West, I considered several options for how far to go with the fantasy elements. I could add wizards to the social fabric and call it good, or I could add fantasy races and creatures as well. I decided to do it all.

mine cart imageI’ve read many forum discussions about whether or not fantasy writers should include classic races such as elves o...

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“What was that?" Belgarath asked, coming back around the corner.
"Brill," Silk replied blandly, pulling his Murgo robe back on.
"Again?" Belgarath demanded with exasperation. "What was he doing this time?"
"Trying to fly, last time I saw him." Silk smirked.
The old man looked puzzled.
"He wasn't doing it very well," Silk added.
Belgarath shrugged. "Maybe it'll come to him in time."
"He doesn't really have all that much time." Silk glanced out over the edge.
"From far below - terribly far below - there came a faint, muffled crash; then, after several seconds, another. "Does bouncing count?" Silk asked.
Belgarath made a wry face. "Not really."
"Then I'd say he didn't learn in time." Silk said blithely.”
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Daniel Marvello I contributed to my first anthology! It's a collection of 101 short works from 101 authors (each a max of 1,000 words). Lot's of fun stuff in there. The best part is that it's free!

Stories on the Go 101 Very Short Stories by 101 Authors by Hugh Howey

Here's a link to the Goodreads page for it:
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...


Daniel Marvello Becca wrote: "Thanks for friending me, Daniel! :)"

My pleasure, Becca. I was surprised were weren't already friends. I "found" you in the Magic Appreciation Tour Goodreads group.


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Becca Mills Thanks for friending me, Daniel! :)


Daniel Marvello Congratulations to the two winners of my first book giveaway! I'll be shipping those books out tomorrow.

Over 400 people entered to win, and I'd like to thank you all for your interest in "Vaetra Unveiled."

Happy reading!
~ Daniel


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