Ronel Janse van Vuuren

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Award-winning Dark Fantasy author Ronel Janse van Vuuren writes about kick-ass heroines, the duality of being human and loves to use folklore to underscore her point.

She’s a Rottweiler pack leader, chicken wrangler and horse servant.

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Ronel Janse van Vuuren I go for a long walk to clear my head (or just pace in my study if it's too cold and dark to venture outside). Usually asking "what if?" and thinking …moreI go for a long walk to clear my head (or just pace in my study if it's too cold and dark to venture outside). Usually asking "what if?" and thinking up unusual scenarios for my characters -- even ridiculous ones -- helps to get through whatever is making the story difficult to write. And if all else fails, I talk the plot through with my Rottweilers ;-)(less)
Ronel Janse van Vuuren Well, summer is a couple of months away for me -- the Spring Equinox is almost here! -- but I do have a couple of books in mind for reading during my …moreWell, summer is a couple of months away for me -- the Spring Equinox is almost here! -- but I do have a couple of books in mind for reading during my summer break.

The Iron King series by Julie Kagawa (again!)
The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson
The Magician's Apprentice by Trudi Canavan (again!)
The Creepy Hollow series by Rachel Morgan (everything I haven't read yet)
In the Eye of the Beholder by Sharon E Cathcart

There are probably other books I'll get to read, too, but these are at the top of the pile.(less)
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Book Reviews: Preparing to Write Settings that Feel Like Characters and Lumber of the Kuweakunks by @JLenniDorner #darkfantasy #nonfiction #bookreview

I read two great books by fellow author and friend J Lenni Dorner this year and thought I’d share the reviews with you. This reference guide is a tool to help you organize your thoughts and ideas to obtain the goal of making a setting that feels like a character. This valuable reference guide is …
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The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan
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This final battle against the giants and Gia is awesome!

So many twists and turns. Loads of action. And the worldbuilding and the layers to the prophecy of seven is impressive.

Leo stays my favourite. Nico is a close second.

A great ending to this serie
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The House of Hades by Rick Riordan
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Wow. Just wow.

Percy and Annabeth is in Tartarus.

Leo is blown off course.

Jason and Nico face Cupid.

Hazel becomes Hecate’s acolyte.

Frank the warrior, leader and all-round awesome kid of Mars.

And Piper learns to fight.

There’s so much going on in this bo
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Wow. Just wow.

Percy and Annabeth is in Tartarus.

Leo is blown off course.

Jason and Nico face Cupid.

Hazel becomes Hecate’s acolyte.

Frank the warrior, leader and all-round awesome kid of Mars.

And Piper learns to fight.

There’s so much going on in this bo
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The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan
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Leo is still my favourite!

I enjoyed Annabeth’s story. She faces her fears, conquers her fatal flaw, learns to trust herself and her abilities – awesome!

I like how the seven come together and learn to work as a team. Coach Hedge is hilarious. Arachne
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Leo is still my favourite!

I enjoyed Annabeth’s story. She faces her fears, conquers her fatal flaw, learns to trust herself and her abilities – awesome!

I like how the seven come together and learn to work as a team. Coach Hedge is hilarious. Arachne
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The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan
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Percy with amnesia is just as awesome as ever.

Frank is a surprising character with loads of hidden potential – can’t wait to see what he does next.

Hazel is just as mysterious – and dangerous – as her brother Nico.

Juno/Hera is once again a fun additio
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Festus and Leo made this book for me.

I like that Piper is a vegetarian.

Jason’s amnesia brings loads of tension and expectation.

Hera/Juno is a fun addition to the story.

An excellent return to Percy Jackson’s world.

A must-read for mythology and fantasy
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