Daniel Swenson writes about dragons, guns, swords, magic and other evil and snarly mystical creatures. He is the Amazon best-selling author of THE SHADOW ABOVE THE FLAMES (2017), writer of fantastical short stories that have been published in various anthologies, and creator and host of the Hugo-nominated podcast Dungeon Crawlers Radio. A DRAGON’S FATE, the highly anticipated sequel to his action-packed debut novel, is available now through Immortal Works.
Daniel Swenson is a fantasy writer that enjoys writing about dragons, guns, swords, magic and other evil and snarly mystical creatures. He lives with his wife and children in Utah nestled between the foothills of the mountains and the shore of Utah Lake. He and his family enjoy hiking, riding bikes, playing outdoors and game nights where they play different board and card games.
Daniel has been a fan of science fiction and fantasy since he first sat down and watched Star Wars, Voltron, Masters of the Universe and the Transformers. Since witnessing the spectacle of Star Wars Daniel has been an avid movie goer and found his love of reading at a young age when he journeyed in the lands of Krynn and Toril alongside the creations of R.A. Salvatore, Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman.
Daniel is the creator and host of the Hugo-nominated podcast Dungeon Crawlers Radio. A successful podcast that covers all things geek including interviews with upcoming and best-selling authors. Because of the show Daniel has had the unique opportunity to learn the craft of writing from influential writers such as; David Farland, R.A. Salvatore, Ed Greenwood, Brandon Sanderson, Dan Wells, Larry Correia, Michaelbrent Collings, C.J. Henderson, L.E. Modesitt Jr., Timothy Zahn, Richard Baker, D.J. Butler and many more.
For the past twenty years, Daniel has been refining his craft of storytelling by creating profound and unique adventures for various gaming groups. Now he spreads his love of gaming with his kids and their friends.
Daniel’s debut novel, The Shadow Above the Flames came out in 2017 and was an Amazon Best Seller. The sequel to his action-packed novel, A Dragon’s fate is available now through Immortal Works. You can also find two of Daniel’s short stories, “Tremors Within the Storm,” in Jason King’s Valcoria Awakenings Anthology and “Dark Wings from Above” in the Choose Your Own Apocalypse Anthology.