Who is currently the best fantasy writer?

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Who is currently the best fantasy writer?

Post by hisamluv » 28 Oct 2019, 10:28

I don't know your take on this but I'm picking Brandon Mull. He has written some awesome stuff in the last few years. The Five Kingdoms series, The Beyonders series, and so on.

The above mentioned are great books with high ratings. Due to his simple writing style and progressive character development, Mull has proved himself a great author.

You can have a try at one of his books to prove me wrong.I will also suggest Suzane Collins, add your own suggestions please.

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Post by AdamRedWolf » 28 Oct 2019, 12:16

Brandon Sanderson is, in my humble opinion, the greatest fantasy writer of all time. His characters and magic systems are stunningly complex, but presented in a way that makes them feel so natural.

I've been looking for a new fantasy series. I'll take your recommendation of The Five Kingdoms and give it a try.
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Post by vermontelf » 30 Oct 2019, 08:39

My two favorites of all time have been David Eddings (Belgariad, Diamond Throne series, etc) and Robert Jordan (Wheel of Time series). But I greatly enjoyed reading a few by Brandon Sanderson. I was hooked on the Game of Thrones series long before it was popular, so while I like George RR Martin, his story is excellent but his writing is not quite as strong as DE or RJ.

There are many more fantasy authors I have enjoyed, but very few that I actively dislike reading.

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Post by Edna Adams » 08 Nov 2019, 10:10

My favorite fantasy author is Marcus Alexander. Keeper of the Realms trilogy is well-written.

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Post by KCWolf » 08 Nov 2019, 17:48

Patrick Rothfuss and George RR Martin get my votes. But, of course, I still consider JRR Tolkien the master.
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