The Angel Clark Show With Science Fiction Author David Farland– Episode 276 – 8/05/12

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Dave Wolverton (born 1957) is a science fiction author who also goes under the pseudonym David Farland for his fantasy works. He currently lives in St. George, Utah with his wife and five children. Dave Wolverton began writing during college and entered short stories into various contests. His career began in 1987 when he won the top award in the L. Ron Hubbard “Writers of the Future” contest.
Dave Wolverton became a judge for that contest in 1991. In addition, he edited the annual anthology before passing on the role to Algis Budrys.
Other awards he has been nominated for include the Nebula Award in the Best Novellette category for his short story After a Lean Winter. He has also been nominated for a Hugo Award.
In the summer of 1998 Dave Wolverton broke the world record for the most book signings in one sitting, which he achieved with A Very Strange Trip.
Under his Pseduonym David Farland, he writes fantasy, leaving his real name for his science fiction novels. In his spare time Dave Wolverton is also a Boy Scout leader. Wolverton has also worked as an English professor at Brigham Young University. He is also responsible for the concept of “lurkers” in the well-known RTS (Real-time strategy) game Starcraft: Brood War.

Original Works
Essays/Articles

The Writers of the Future Decade (1994) – Originally published in L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Volume X
About the Writers and Illustrators of the Future (1995) – Originally published in L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Volume XI

Novelettes

The Sky is an Open Highway (1988) – Originally published in the July edition of Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine
My Favorite Christmas (1993) – Originally published in Christmas Forever
We Blazed (1995) – Originally published in Peter S. Beagle’s Immortal Unicorn
In the Teeth of Glory (1995) – Originally published in David Copperfield’s Tales of the Impossible
The Stone Mother’s Curse (1996) – Originally published in Return to Avalon
My Favorite Christmas (2001) – Published in Leading Edge issue #41

Novels

On My Way to Paradise (1989)
Wheatfields Beyond (1993)
A Very Strange Trip (1999), based on a story by L. Ron Hubbard
In the Company of Angels (2009)

Short stories

The Sky is an Open Highway (1985) – published in Leading Edge, issue #10
On My Way to Paradise (1989) – Originally published in L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. III
After a Lean Winter (1996)
A Rarefied View at Dawn (2005) – published in Orson Scott Card’s InterGalactic Medicine Show, issue #1
The Mooncalfe (2006) – published in Orson Scott Card’s InterGalactic Medicine Show, issue #2
Sweetly The Dragon Dreams (2008) – published in Orson Scott Card’s InterGalactic Medicine Show, cover story, issue #10

Series

Serpent Catch
Serpent Catch (1991)
Path of the Hero (1993)

Benjamin Ravenspell Series
Of Mice And Magic (2005) Published by Covenant Communications
The Wizard of Ooze (2007) Published by Covenant Communications
Freaky Flyday (2009) Published by Covenant Communications

The Golden Queen
The Golden Queen (1994)
Beyond the Gate (1995)
Lords of the Seventh Swarm (1997)

The Runelords
(Published under the pseudonym David Farland)
The Sum of All Men (1998)
Brotherhood of the Wolf (1999)
Wizardborn (2001)
The Lair of Bones (2003)
Sons of the Oak (2006)
Worldbinder (2007)
The Wyrmling Horde (2008)
Chaosbound (2009)
A Tale of Tales (2012)

Mummy Chronicles
Revenge of the Scorpion King (2001)
Heart of the Pharaoh (2001)
The Curse of the Nile (2001)
Flight of the Phoenix (2001)

Nightingale Series
Nightingale (2011)
Dream Assassin (Forthcoming)
Draghoul (Forthcoming)
Shadow Lord (Forthcoming)

Pre-existing Series
Star Wars
The Courtship of Princess Leia (1994)
Star Wars: Jedi Apprentice
The Rising Force (1999)

Gamebooks
Star Wars Episode I Adventures
1. The Ghostling Children (2000)
2. The Hunt for Anakin Skywalker (2000)
3. Capture Arawynne (2000)
4. Trouble on Tattooine (2000)
Star Wars Missions
1. The Search for Grubba the Hut (1998)
2. The Hunt For Han Solo (1998)
3. Ithorian Invasion (1997)

Find David:
http://www.davidfarland.net/
Learn more about his workshops!
http://www.davidfarland.net/writingworkshops/
Get your Daily Kick in the Pants!
http://www.davidfarland.net/writing_tips/

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