J. E. Besanko. Writer (Fantasy/Science-Fiction/Horror). Australia. 23.

Ringbearer. Vessel to The Nothing. Tutoring under gods old and new, whilst yet a weaver of webs red and blue. The harbinger of the inner beast, born of gamma radiation, and the chosen one of the emerald ring of Oa.

Interests and passions:
* Anything Tolkien related. I am a massive fan of J.R.R. Tolkien's works, and I adore the world, setting, and characters he has created. If I could live anywhere, I'd live in Middle-Earth.
* The Aliens and Predator franchises.
* Comic books, especially that of of Spider-Man, Hulk, and Green Lantern. These helped forge my passion for reading and writing at an early age.
* World mythology
* Movie monsters (the Predator is my favourite)

Favourite books / series:
* The Lord of the Rings. Albeit, anything by Tolkien, really!
* A Song of Ice and Fire series - George R.R. Martin
* Dragonlance Chronicles - Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman
* Storm of Iron - Graham McNeill (a Warhammer 40k novel)

Favourite comics:
* 'Planet Hulk' - Greg Pak
* Green Lantern, 'Blackest Night' - Geoff Johns
* The Incredible Hulk, 'Future Imperfect' - Peter David
* The Amazing Spider-Man, 'Back in Black' - J. Michael Stracynzki
* Spawn - Todd McFarlane

Favourite films:
* Lord of the Rings trilogy
* Predator
* Aliens
* Terminator 2: Judgment Day
* John Carpenter's The Thing
* The Incredible Hulk
* Monsters, Inc.
and many more...

Favourite TV shows:
* Game of Thrones
* Sleepy Hollow
* Grimm
* Vikings
* Falling Skies

I am currently in the process of drafting my debut fantasy novel, which is to be the first of an expected trilogy. It will deal with the likes of mythology and its accompanying characters, and will take place in a post-Earth setting.

Find me also on:
Twitter: @JBesanko92
  • Deep in the mines of Moria
  • JoinedMarch 13, 2015