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Darius Jung

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Darius (DL) Jung has been an enthusiastic student of history since grade school, when he spent lazy afternoons flipping through an old Encyclopedia Britannica set. He enjoys blogging about history and writing historical fiction. He also writes fantasy and horror fiction.

His first novel, SPARROW SQUADRON, is a YA historical action-adventure based on the true story of female fighter pilots flying in combat for the Soviet Union during World War II. It's available now in e-book and paperback. It is the first book in the AELITA'S WAR TRILOGY.

Jung is married, with two children, and lives in Toronto, Canada. They are lucky enough to spend part of the time in New Zealand. Outside of writing, he has tried stints as an industr
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Darius Jung I'm going to answer this analytically (unsurprising, since that pretty much describes my dayjob.) I usually experience three types of writer's…moreI'm going to answer this analytically (unsurprising, since that pretty much describes my dayjob.) I usually experience three types of writer's block:
1) Can't solve a tricky plot/character problem
2) Keep censoring my own ideas
3) Can't summon the effort to write

To solve these I try to:
1) Go for a long walk
2) Look at the clock and realize if I don't put something down now, I won't have another writing session for a while
3) Go to the bookstore or participate in writers' groups and feed off my envy of other writers :-)(less)
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The Accursed Kings, Part I

Epic medieval saga? Check. Long delay between books? Check. Lavish TV adaptation? Check. The Accursed Kings was everything I wanted for a post-Game of Thrones / pre-Winds of Winter fix When a new English translation of The Accursed Kings series of historical novels was issued in 2013, George R. R. Martin contributed the foreword. He...

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