About Author

Ronel Janse van Vuuren hails from sunny South Africa, home of guinea fowl, hadedas and pigeons. She started her writing journey a long, long time ago, learning the craft and building her imaginary world until she became an award winning author (still learning, still building, still dreaming).

What Ronel writes:

Check out these posts about what she writes and why she writes it:

The Art of Writing Dark Fantasy #amwriting

Writing About the Forgotten #folklore #mythology #amwriting

Magic, Faeries and Wonder #amwriting

You can also download her Writing Manifesto as a PDF. 

You can get a FREE taste of her writing by going to your favourite online store and downloading The Fae Realm.

Ronel’s Awesomeness:

If you want to know all about Ronel’s awards, just check out the Accolades page. But, you should know that she was honoured to receive the award of Fiction Writer of the Year in 2016 AND 2018 from INK: Skryf in Afrikaans.

What Ronel reads:

As for her taste in books, you can check out her Goodreads reviews. For a general idea, her favourite series is, of course, Harry Potter by JK Rowling, followed by the Wicked Lovely series by Melissa Marr. She also enjoys The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins, the Artemis Fowl series by Eoin Colfer, the Black Magician trilogy by Trudi Canavan, and any book by Rick Riordan.

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Official bio:

Award-winning author Ronel Janse van Vuuren mainly writes for teens and tweens, though she is known to write mythology-filled short stories for anthologies aimed at older readers. Her dark fantasy works, usually full of folklore, can be viewed on her website and on Goodreads.

Ronel can be found tweeting about writing and other things that interest her, arguing with her characters, researching folklore for her newest story or playing with her Rottweilers when she’s not actually writing.

All of her books are available for purchase from major online retailers.

Really Short Bio:

Ronel Janse van Vuuren is an award-winning author of Young Adult and children’s fiction. She is also a Rottweiler pack leader, horse servant and chicken wrangler.

Learn more about Ronel:

Interviews and Guest posts

Interview with Rebecca Douglas

Interview with Diane Burton 

Interview with Roland Yeomans

Interview with Debs Carey 

Interview with Ellen Jacobson 

Interview with Rhonda Gilmour

Interview with J Lenni Dorner 

Interview with Don Massenzio 

Interview with Renee Scattergood 

Interview with Aimee Ann 

Interview with Nicholas Adams

Interview with Natasha Duncan-Drake

Zombies: through Folklore, Film and Fiction guest post on #FolkloreThursday

The Folklore of “Once…” guest post on The Writer’s Gambit

Women in Publishing Writing Conference guest post on The Writer’s Gambit and Stormdance Publications for “meet the authors of the Grumpy Old Gods Vol. 1 anthology” series.

And learn more about Ronel in her newest interview on NF Reads.