John Forrester


(b.1943)

John Forrester is the author of Fire Mage, Sun Mage, and Shadow Mage, from the fantasy series Blacklight Chronicles. A few of his inspirations include the Harry Potter series, Catcher and the Rye, Lord of the Flies, The Hunger Games, Game of Thrones, The Lord of the Rings, The Golden Compass Series, and The Name of the Wind. As for favorite writers, he stands in awe, to humbly learn and admire, writers including Hemingway, Steinbeck, Dostoyevsky, Nabokov, Checkhov, Tolstoy, Salinger, Golding, Fitzgerald, George Orwell, Somerset Maugham, Cormac McCarthy, Stephen King, and of course, J. K. Rowling.