- The Mordant’s Need duology by Stephen Donaldson
- The Lions of Al-Rassan by Guy Gavriel Kay
- The Ruins of Ambrai by Melanie Rawn
- The Kushiel’s Chosen trilogy by Jacqueline Carey
- The Liveship Traders trilogy by Robin Hobb
Reading these novels fills me with inspiration to create my own worlds, my own beloved characters, my own human journeys. I truly owe my love of writing fantasy to these amazing novels by amazing writers. If only I could write like any of these novelists . . .