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About the Author

Simon Shugar, a native of Oxfordshire, England, currently resides in North Carolina, United States, with his loving wife, their charming child, and their adored dog, Jasper. As a voracious reader, Simon found inspiration in the captivating works of Robin Hobb, Brandon Sanderson, and Patrick Rothfuss throughout his childhood.

Originally pursuing a degree in game design at the University of Wolverhampton, Simon was drawn to the art of world-building and the endless possibilities it offered. However, he later transitioned to a career in software engineering, seeking stability and practicality.

This change of direction ignited a new creative spark within Simon, kindling a passion for writing. It wasn’t until years later, with some spare time and unwavering determination, that he began translating his vivid imagination into words on paper. With every story, Simon continues to enthrall readers as he brings his unique worlds to life.

Book Recommendations

  • The Farseer Series by Robin Hobb
  • The King Killer Chronicles by Patrick Rothuss
  • The Licanius Trilogy by James Islington
  • The Stormlight Archives by Brandon Sanderson
  • Age of the Five by Trudi Canavan
Simon Shugar - Fantasy Author