Stephan van Velzen

Stephan van Velzen
A 31 year-old Communications student, Stephan loves publicity and design, particularly web design. When he’s not designing websites, he can be found in a comfy chair reading a fantasy book. In The Ranting Dragon, he has found a way to combine these passions and discover a new love for writing to boot. Stephan lives in a small town in The Netherlands with his wife Rebecca, an editor for The Ranting Dragon, and their two cats.

Sacrifice of the First Sheason

“It’s not enough to merely shape the world.” At least not for Peter Orullian, according to his publisher Tor. Orullian’s upcoming debut novel The Unremembered was the very first book we featured in our Anticipation series and is, to date, …

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Pegasus by Robin McKinley

About a month ago, I spoke of two releases I was anticipating, and though Towers of Midnight was the first to arrive on my doorstep, I immediately moved on to Pegasus after finishing it, filled with expectation not only because …

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The Alloy of Law, a Mistborn novel

We’ve previously reported about Death by Pizza, Brandon Sanderson’s side project during his three month break from writing, or well, from writing anything serious. Before finishing that project however, Sanderson moved on to another: a Mistborn short story. The short …

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Sea of Ghosts by Alan Campbell

A cover I wouldn’t quite label “epic”, but is both good looking and attracts immediate attention nonetheless, is that of Sea of Ghosts by Alan Campbell. This British author has previously written the Deepgate Codex trilogy and is now back …

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New military fantasy author

Twitter has much to add to the world of fantasy books. A couple days back, Peter V. Brett wrote about one of his best friends, Myke Cole, who landed a three-book deal with Penguin/Putnam. After searching for some more information, …

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