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Fantasy, Lore, and More with Hannah Steenbock

Fantasy, Lore, and More with Hannah Steenbock

Hi, I’m indie fantasy author, Melinda Kucsera, and in this episode Hannah Steenbock is joining me to talk about her book South Breaks, the first in a series following magic users fighting against tyranny. 

What’s it about? 

A lost love. A broken destiny. A new chance. South has given everything to the Holy Empire until a rockfall gives her a second chance at the life stolen from her. Torn between family and love, South struggles to find purpose until the Priests abduct her niece. Rescuing the girl means returning where discovery means death. 

What’s in this episode:  

  • Hannah Steenbock will transport us into a world of magic, destiny, and the fight for justice. We’ll explore South’s journey from servitude to defending her family against the tyrannical Priests. 

  • We’ll discover what inspired this epic fantasy series, how Hannah developed the magic system and world, and what’s in store for the series. 

  • We’ll discuss South’s fight to forge her own destiny and protect her newfound family, torn between grief and love. Through it all, she never gives up her need for justice and purpose.

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About your host, Melinda Kucsera:

Melinda Kucsera writes fantastic short stories, novels, and books when not being kidnapped by dragons or chased by armies of fictional creatures. (We do, on occasion, rescue her.) She leaves the running of her newsletter to a cast of lovable characters who hog her inbox. Enough about her, it’s us you’re really interested in, her cast of characters. 

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About the interview:

I entered my book, Curse Breaker Enchanted, in the Self-Published Fantasy Blog Off 9 (SPFBO 9) this year and thought it might be cool to interview my fellow entrants. Only 300 books can enter the contest. 10 will advance to the semi-finals, and one will be crowned the winner of SPFBO 9 for 2023. I hope you're cheering for Curse Breaker Enchanted! You can grab a copy for free right now to celebrate.

If you want to get even more involved, join my community on Patreon and start reading book 10, Shards For His Gift, right now. I'm writing what I hope are the final chapters and posting them this weekend.

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I am Melinda Kucsera, an indie fantasy author and I narrate chapters from my adventure books, talk about other fantasy books and shows and try my best not to get derailed by the shenanigans of characters who are supposed to be fictional, but they don't stay within the pages of my books. I tell all their secrets and what trouble they get into in between books. Support this podcast: <a href="" rel="payment"></a>