Dale Vice

Biography

Dale is blessed to live and work in Johannesburg, South Africa, within striking distance of all his favourite places for adventure; wind-swept highlands, wild game reserves, soaring mountains and roaring seas. He has a wonderful wife, two amazing children, a lovely family and great friends.
Writing provides him with an enjoyable way to explore the concepts of good and evil, relationships, God and the meaning of life and death. Publishing enables him to share his thoughts and ideas with you! He hopes that through his novels you will discover something wonderful that makes your life better.
Check out his favourite fantasy images on Pinterest (www.pinterest.com/dalevice9), or see his website (www.dalevice.wordpress.com ) for more information on The Kingdom of Fistoria.
Dale’s first novel, The Fistorian Hero, is available from all major online retailers. Email DaleViceAuthor@gmail.com or Tweet him @daleviceauthor for incredible discount coupons.

Smashwords Interview

What's the story behind your latest book?
Dark Priest has been building inside me for over 25 years. The characters were first conceived on a family holiday with my parents and brother, Dex. We had travelled to Uganda to see the gorillas, and then on to Zanzibar for the history and beach, and as we did so Dex and I imagined a group of powerful adventurers doing the same trip in a fantasy world. We tried to picture how they would handle all the challenges the journey would entail - from dinosaurs in the Rift Valley to hiring a boat from Orcs to get to mysterious islands.

As I grew up, attended university, started work, got married, and had children, I felt so blessed that I wanted to share some thoughts about life, love and God. I decided the best way to do that was through a book so I captured Chandor's story on paper. The result was Dark Priest - hopefully a fun, uplifting and thought provoking fantasy adventure!
What motivated you to become an indie author?
I love the freedom of being able to make my book exactly the way I want it, when I want it.

With indie publishing, I get to choose my editor (thanks Rosanne Catalano), my cover designer (thanks Elene Carpenter / DesignDynamics), draw my own maps (Campaign Cartogapher 3), and run my own marketing. Also, time to market is significantly reduced since all the middlemen are eliminated.

Most importantly, since I'm more interested in sharing ideas than making a profit, its great to be able to provide massive discounts which I wouldn't be able to do with a traditional publisher (email me at DaleViceAuthor@gmail.com for a discount coupon :)
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Where to find Dale Vice online


Books

Dark Priest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 122,960. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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Revenge is all Chandor wants. His training with the Guardians, an elite order of holy knights, has unlocked miraculous abilities. But the monster that brutally murdered his family has overwhelming powers. Only a Dark Priest can succeed against such a terrifying supernatural adversary. Chandor was prepared to die for revenge, but using forbidden miracles will place Chandor’s eternal soul at stake.
The Fistorian Hero
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,640. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Luthas the farmer's life is about to be changed forever. An evil warlord is massing undead troops on the western border of Fistoria, and a new orcish warchief has emerged to lead the Zaragu Clan to battle in the north. King Ironfist summons his armies and calls upon mighty heroes to protect the land, but the swirl of magic and prophecy may mean that it is up to Luthas to save his world.

Dale Vice's tag cloud

action    adventure    classic    dragon    epic    fantasy    god    heroic    magic    paladin    quest    spiritual    supernatural    sword and sorcery    young adult