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Ben Hale

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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

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For anyone that doesn't know, I never set out to be a writer. I actually hated writing and English in high school. (Curse you grammar!!) However, over the last few years I've really gained a passion for the craft. I've toyed with the idea of writing a book on writing but never really felt like it was the right time. Then I met Honorée Corder and we set about writing a book on how to treat writi...

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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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