L.A. Webster

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Hi! I’m author L.A. Webster, but you can call me Lyn.
I write speculative fiction, mainly adult fantasy.
I’ve recently published my debut novel, a portal fantasy entitled Greenhaelan (Chronicles of Algarth #1).

When I was a teacher, my greatest joy in the classroom was introducing my students to all the fantastical worlds that reading opens up for us. Newly retired, and with more time on my hands, I was finally ready to pursue a lifetime dream: to create a brand new fictional destination for my fellow readers to enjoy.

After a few false starts and wrong turns, I successfully transported myself, along with my protagonist Sara Martin, to the magical island of Algarth. I found my way back home (you’ll have to read Greenhaelan to see if Sara does t

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Neil Gaiman
“Oh, monsters are scared," said Lettie. "That's why they're monsters.”
Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane

J.R.R. Tolkien
“The world is indeed full of peril, and in it there are many dark places; but still there is much that is fair, and though in all lands love is now mingled with grief, it grows perhaps the greater.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

Cormac McCarthy
“He knew only that his child was his warrant. He said: If he is not the word of God God never spoke.”
Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Roald Dahl
“So Matilda’s strong young mind continued to grow, nurtured by the voices of all those authors who had sent their books out into the world like ships on the sea. These books gave Matilda a hopeful and comforting message: You are not alone.”
Roald Dahl, Matilda

Terry Pratchett
“Zoology, eh? That's a big word, isn't it."

"No, actually it isn't," said Tiffany. "Patronizing is a big word. Zoology is really quite short.”
Terry Pratchett, The Wee Free Men

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