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Hi, I’m Tru! Writer and reader of fantasy! I blog about indie fantasy books, video games, and also share my thoughts on writing and indie publishing.

New blog entries are posted roughly once a week depending on my publishing commitments. However, exciting news and short fiction will be sent to my newsletter subscribers in advance. Don’t want to miss out? Join my newsletter!

Book Review: Kingdom of Ash

We’ve come a long way since the assassin Celaena Sardothien was taken from the salt mines of Endovier to begin a journey that would span continents,…

Desert Video Games

Confession time; I have never stepped foot in a desert. Apparently running through the beach and imagining the dunes as some far away southern kingdom…

Book Review: The City of Brass

It should be of no surprise to anyone that I love stories based around sprawling deserts, flying carpets, magical djinn, and other fantasy elements inspired…

Oh Romance

I love romance in my YA fantasy. When I look on Good Reads and Twitter, I see comments from people who are sick of love…

Influences

My favourite Disney film was Aladdin. According to Twitter, that means something. Every kid had a favourite Disney film growing up, and for my friends…

Fennec Foxes

The original first draft of Sand Dancer didn’t have any fennec foxes. I can’t remember exactly when the concept of Fez, the main character’s pet…