Nat Russo

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Nat Russo
Born Natalo A. Russo
July 31, 1970 (1970-07-31) (age 47)
New York City, New York
Occupation Writer, Blogger, Software Engineer
Nationality United States
Period 2014–present
Genre Speculative fiction, Fantasy
Notable works Necromancer Awakening, The Road to Dar Rodon
Spouse Casi Russo
Children Nicolas Russo

Nat Russo (born July 31, 1970) is an American fantasy fiction author who currently lives in Austin, Texas.[1] He is best known for his series The Mukhtaar Chronicles.[1][2][3]

Russo also authors an award-winning blog for fellow writers, entitled A Writer's Journey,[4] in which he documents his experiences as an independent writer and offers writing tips.[3][4] Russo maintains an active presence on various social media outlets, including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and LinkedIn.[5][6][7][8]


Natalo A. Russo (Nat) was born in Queens, New York,[1] raised in Prescott, Arizona,[1] and now lives in Pflugerville, Texas.[4]

According to his personal bio, he has held many jobs over the years before becoming an author,[1][3] including pizza maker,[1] radio DJ,[1] Catholic seminarian,[1][3] police officer,[1][3] and software engineer,[1][3] his current profession.[1][3] He also holds a degree in Philosophy and a black belt in Tang Soo Do.[1][3]


Russo has stated on a number of occasions that his primary writing influence is Raymond E. Feist, author of the Riftwar Saga.[9][10] Since the mid-90's, Russo has maintained an online relationship with Feist.[11]

He also credits fellow author and editor Joan Reginaldo, and James Scott Bell, for improving his craft as a writer.[9][11]


Necromancer Awakening, the first book of The Mukhtaar Chronicles, was published on April 9, 2014,.[2] On August 8, 2014, he released a follow-up prequel to Necromancer Awakening entitled The Road to Dar Rodon. A direct sequel to Necromancer Awakening, entitled Necromancer Falling, was published on May 29, 2016 in Kindle format. A paperback version is expected to follow in July 2016.[9]


The Mukhtaar Chronicles

Name Published ISBN Notes
Necromancer Awakening Erindor Press April 9, 2014 ISBN 978-0996005906 Paperback, Kindle
Necromancer Falling Erindor Press May 29, 2016 ISBN 978-0-9960059-2-0 Paperback, Kindle


Tales of the Mukhtaar Lords

Name Published ISBN Notes
The Road to Dar Rodon Erindor Press August 8, 2014 ISBN Kindle


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Russo, Nat. "Nat Russo". Amazon. Retrieved January 25, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Amazon - Nat Russo". 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h " - About Nat Russo'".  External link in |publisher= (help)
  4. ^ a b c "PHS grad charts with fantasy novel 'Necromancer Awakening'". Retrieved 2014-07-03.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  5. ^ "Nat Russo on Facebook". 
  6. ^ "Nat Russo on Twitter". 
  7. ^ "Nat Russo on Pinterest". 
  8. ^ "Nat Russo on LinkedIn". 
  9. ^ a b c "Author Interview with Nat Russo". Retrieved 2014-04-11.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  10. ^ "The Indie Journey Interviews Nat Russo".  External link in |publisher= (help)
  11. ^ a b "An Interview With Rising Star – Author Nat Russo".  External link in |publisher= (help)

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