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David Mealing
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David Mealing
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David Mealing grew up adoring all things fantasy. He studied philosophy, politics, and economics at the University of Oxford, where he taught himself to write by building worlds and stories for pen-and-paper RPGs. He enjoys board games and card games of all sorts, once spent a summer in Paris learning and subsequently forgetting how to speak French, and gave serious thought to becoming a professional bass player before deciding epic fantasy novelist was the wiser choice. He lives in Utah with his wife and three daughters, and aspires to one day own a ranch in the middle of nowhere.

Favorite Books
KUSHIEL'S DART by Jacqueline Carey
THE SHADOW RISING by Robert Jordan
DUNE by Frank Herbert
SHOGUN by James Clavell
THE KILLER ANGELS by Michael Shaara
Years Mentored
2017