David Farland Biography
David Farland is an American author known for his works in the science fiction and fantasy genres. He was born in Oregon in 1957.Farland's most notable works include the "Runelords" series, which follows a world where magical powers can be transferred from person to person, and the "Mancer" series, which explores a world where people can manipulate reality through the power of language.Farland is also known for his work as a writing instructor, and has taught writing workshops and courses around the world. He has also written several books on the craft of writing, including "Million Dollar Outlines" and "Drawing on the Power of Resonance in Writing."Farland's writing is known for its fast-paced action, well-drawn characters, and intricate world-building. He has won several awards for his writing, including the Philip K. Dick Memorial Special Award for "On My Way to Paradise" in 1989 and the Whitney Award for "In the Company of Angels" in 2010.In addition to his writing and teaching work, Farland has also worked as a game designer and as a judge for the Writers of the Future contest. He continues to write and publish new novels and stories, and his works are enjoyed by fans of science fiction and fantasy around the world.
Books by David Farland
- The Rune Lords: From Publishers WeeklyThe breathless third installment of Farland's second Runelords quartet opens with the cliffhanger from 2007's Sons of the Oak: flameweaver wizard Fallion Orden, son of the Earth King,...
- The Rune Lords: Epic fantasy that goes bad. In short, I would say the magic system is quite fascinating and unique, almost making up for the fact that everything else is pretty bad....
- Brotherhood Of The Wolf:
- The Lair Of Bones:
- Sons Of The Oak:
- A Tale Of Tales:
- The Runelords: David Farland’s Runelords series may be divisive in some regards, but his unique magic systemsare hard to deny. The concept of Endowments is by far the most interesting of the...
- A Tale Of Tales: