About the author

Hello, dear reader! I’m Audrey Auden. I write stories, including The Artifex and the Muse epic fantasy series. I’m so glad you’re here.

Fantasy fiction was one of my earliest passions as a child, and as an adult I'm a lover of all forms of speculative fiction. I became an engineer because that seemed the next best thing to magic, and I've spent my 20+ year career in startups, building high-impact products and companies.

But as fun as it is to build things in the "real" world, there's nothing quite as fun as building my own story worlds.

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