Nat Russo

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Nat Russo
Born Natalo A. Russo
July 31, 1970
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 Austin, 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 is expected to be released in May 2015.[9]


The Mukhtaar Chronicles

Name Published ISBN Notes
Necromancer Awakening Erindor Press April 9, 2014 ISBN 978-0996005906 Paperback, Kindle
Necromancer Falling Expected late Summer, 2015


Tales of the Mukhtaar Lords

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


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