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Ben Hale

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September 2012


As an avid snowboarder from Utah, Ben grew up with a passion for learning. This thirst for knowledge led him to sports, music, and academic endeavors. After a year of college, he did volunteer work in Brazil and became fluent in three languages. Graduating from the University of Central Florida, he started and ran several successful businesses before publishing his first novel in June of 2012. By the end of the year he'd sold almost ten thousand copies of The Second Draeken War, and he began writing full-time. Now spanning 10,000 years, ten titles, and two series, The Chronicles of Lumineia represents a sprawling YA series that has sold over fifty thousand copies, and continues to expand its readership across all ages. Each of his books has ...more

I love Writer's Block. I know that's a crazy statement but it's true. Getting stuck in a book is maddening. It is a wall that threatens to trap you for eternity, a problem that borders on obsession. My instinct is to smash against it, bull my way through so I can continue the story. But the wall is there for a reason.

The story wants to be better.

I experience writer's block every day, and each t...

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" Thank you so much!I love to weave stories into each other, especialy across a timeline. The impact of events in The Second Draeken War are seen in The ...more "
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Eye of the Moonrat follows a young man that wants to master weapon skills like his father. At first glance it might appear as your run of the mill fantasy, but there are a number of things that set this book and series apart.
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“A nameless soldier dies without mourning," Kell said, "but a brother killed in battle leaves an immeasurable scar.”
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“The nature of a man is changed from within . . . and proven from without.”
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“The wise warrior does not seek the fight, but wins when the fight is thrust upon him.”
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