Fast-paced fantasy with heart

Gryphon Riders

The first red gryphon egg in over a century has been stolen. It hatched for a blacksmith’s apprentice afraid of heights.

Mana Beasts

Kellen Lars may be the most unremarkable person on Earth. In the mana-enchanted land of Oras, he could become a champion.

Djinn Tamer

Jackson Hunt dreams of becoming a professional monster tamer – to capture, power up, and battle creatures called Djinn.

2021 State of the Siddoway

Does anyone else feel like 2020 and 2021 blended together into a weird mega year? Certainly many amazing things happened in 2021, but much of the stress and anxiety of the previous year held on like a guard dog grabbing a burglar’s leg. As I reflect on the past twelve months, I have a greater

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Announcing the Beast Mage audiobook narrator!

I’m thrilled to share this recording of the Beast Mage description and announce the narrator for the Mana Beast series. Travis Baldree is one of the most talented sci-fi/fantasy narrators around and I knew at once he was the narrator for the job. I can’t wait to hear his full rendition! Recording begins in March

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2020 State of the Siddoway

I think enough has been said about the wild ride that 2020 was, so I won’t linger on it. I was no exception to the craziness of the year which affected my author productivity on several projects. Between the global happenings and the vastly expanded time the two MythRune Online books took to complete, I

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About the author

Derek Alan Siddoway writes fast-paced fantasy with heart. Most of his tales feature mythical critters of some variety. As a journeyman storyteller, he has over a dozen books under his belt, including the internationally bestselling Gryphon Riders Trilogy, Djinn Tamer, and Mana Beasts. Derek spends his free time wandering through the tall grass, working on a small, fourth-generation farm, adventuring with his wife, and celebrating small victories. He’s also a loyal but often disappointed fan of the University of Utah Utes and Minnesota Vikings.

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