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Re: Female Fantasy Authors
« Reply #90 on: February 12, 2015, 11:03:59 PM »
Have you also read her pre Farseer work written under the name of Megan Lindholm? Very different.
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Re: Female Fantasy Authors
« Reply #91 on: February 13, 2015, 12:02:18 AM »
I've read some of her short stories under that alias, but they weren't enough to make me go out of my way to read more. If I ever spot any of them I'll probably pick it up though :)
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Re: Female Fantasy Authors
« Reply #92 on: February 13, 2015, 12:08:56 AM »
I've read some of her short stories under that alias, but they weren't enough to make me go out of my way to read more. If I ever spot any of them I'll probably pick it up though :)
Wizard of the Pigeons is worth reading.
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Re: Female Fantasy Authors
« Reply #93 on: February 25, 2015, 05:06:15 AM »
I was just wondering if anyone has read Glenda Larke's Stormlord trilogy?

Loved those. Larke also has written the Isles of Glory Trilogy, and she has the first couple books in a new series (Lascar's Dagger) out.

Lynn Flewelling is another, in case it hasn't been mentioned already in this thread. Jaida Jones and Daniel Bennett's Dragon Corps books too. Kate Elliot has written a lot of epic fantasy as well--her older books include the Crown of Stars Series. Amanda Downum's necromancer books too.
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Re: Female Fantasy Authors
« Reply #94 on: February 25, 2015, 05:24:33 AM »
I was just wondering if anyone has read Glenda Larke's Stormlord trilogy?

Loved those. Larke also has written the Isles of Glory Trilogy, and she has the first couple books in a new series (Lascar's Dagger) out.

Another vote for Glenda Larke. The Stormlord books were really good. I don't understand why the reviews on them are so lackluster overall. The same goes for her new series, though I didn't like the first book as much as I did any of the Stormlords books.

I haven't read any of her other stuff because I'm broke and the library doesn't have it.

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Re: Female Fantasy Authors
« Reply #95 on: November 29, 2015, 11:13:59 PM »
Hi,

sorry to crash this discussion, saw it mentioned on twitter, and was intrigued.

Actually female writers do really well in fantasy, the biggest selling fantasy writer of all time after all is a woman, Miss JK Rowling. 

And Suzanne Clarke and Robin Hobb are responsible for two of my all time favourite fantasy works - The Real of the Elderlings Stories and Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell.

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Re: Female Fantasy Authors
« Reply #96 on: November 30, 2015, 12:16:10 AM »
Has anyone noted the almost exclusively female editors and agents to both male and female top fantasy writers?

I have a signed copy of Marked by Sue Tingey who doesnt appear in the women writers spreadsheet and I had not heard of before buying her book. She was very interesting to talk with. Anyone read her work?
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Re: Female Fantasy Authors
« Reply #97 on: November 30, 2015, 12:16:47 AM »
Hi,

sorry to crash this discussion, saw it mentioned on twitter, and was intrigued.

Actually female writers do really well in fantasy, the biggest selling fantasy writer of all time after all is a woman, Miss JK Rowling. 

And Suzanne Clarke and Robin Hobb are responsible for two of my all time favourite fantasy works - The Real of the Elderlings Stories and Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell.

Ha! Just found my first ever post!

I think Nighteyes might actually be a female fantasy writer.
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Re: Female Fantasy Authors
« Reply #98 on: November 30, 2015, 12:22:40 AM »
Hi,

sorry to crash this discussion, saw it mentioned on twitter, and was intrigued.

Actually female writers do really well in fantasy, the biggest selling fantasy writer of all time after all is a woman, Miss JK Rowling. 

And Suzanne Clarke and Robin Hobb are responsible for two of my all time favourite fantasy works - The Real of the Elderlings Stories and Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell.

Ha! Just found my first ever post!

I think Nighteyes might actually be a female fantasy writer.

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Re: Female Fantasy Authors
« Reply #99 on: November 30, 2015, 12:26:34 AM »
Hi,

sorry to crash this discussion, saw it mentioned on twitter, and was intrigued.

Actually female writers do really well in fantasy, the biggest selling fantasy writer of all time after all is a woman, Miss JK Rowling. 

And Suzanne Clarke and Robin Hobb are responsible for two of my all time favourite fantasy works - The Real of the Elderlings Stories and Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell.

Ha! Just found my first ever post!

I think Nighteyes might actually be a female fantasy writer.

Well I do seem to have become a writer tonight; capable of making my creations dance across the page.

LOL. Touche'
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Re: Female Fantasy Authors
« Reply #100 on: November 30, 2015, 01:16:09 AM »
I've read some of her short stories under that alias, but they weren't enough to make me go out of my way to read more. If I ever spot any of them I'll probably pick it up though :)
Wizard of the Pigeons is worth reading.

Seconded. I LOVE that book
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Re: Female Fantasy Authors
« Reply #101 on: November 30, 2015, 02:14:54 AM »
Suzanne Clarke is definitely one of my favorites, as is Diane Duane for her Young Wizards series (which I have yet to finish, despite two attempts at starting). I've also been reviewing some books by J. Kathleen Cheney, and I think they're wonderful, though I might be slightly biased toward them because they're historical fantasy.

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