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DAVID FARLAND, OZ COMIC CON GUEST at BRISBANE

September 17, 2016 - September 18, 2016

David Farland is an award-winning, international bestselling author with over 50 novels in print. He has won the Philip K. Dick Memorial Special Award for “Best Novel in the English Language” for his science fiction novel On My Way to Paradise, the Whitney Award for “Best Novel of the Year” for his historical novel In the Company of Angels, and he has won over seven awards—including the International Book Award and the Hollywood Book Festival, Grand Prize—for his fantasy thriller Nightingale. He is best known, however, for his New York Times bestselling fantasy series The Runelords, which will soon likely be made into a movie.

Farland has written for major franchises such as Star Wars and The Mummy. He has worked in Hollywood greenlighting movies and doctoring scripts. He has been a movie producer, and he has even lived in China working as a screenwriter for a major fantasy film franchise.

As a writing instructor, Farland has mentored dozens who have gone on to staggering literary success, including such #1 New York Times Bestsellers as Brandon Mull (Fablehaven), Brandon Sanderson (Wheel of Time), James Dashner (The Maze Runner) and Stephenie Meyer (Twilight).

Farland judges L. Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future, the one of the largest worldwide writing competitions for new fantasy and science fiction authors. In the video game industry, he has been both a designer and a scripter and was the co-leader on the design team for StarCraft: Brood War. He set the Guinness World Record for the largest single-author, single-book signing.

David Farland has been hailed as “The wizard of storytelling” and his work has been called “compelling,” “engrossing,” “powerful,” “profound,” and “ultimately life-changing.”

Stand: 122 in Brisbane to meet and get books signed by David Farland.

“The Golden Queen series is the equivalent of Lord of the Rings in space.”
Orson Scott Card, author of Ender’s GameNew York Times Bestselling author

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Start:
September 17, 2016
End:
September 18, 2016
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http://www.ozcomiccon.com/2016/guests/david-farland/

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BRISBANE CONVENTION and EXHIBITION CENTRE
Merivale St & Glenelg Street
South Brisbane, QLD 4101 Australia
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