About the Author

Robyn Prokop is a writer of fantasy and young adult fiction, living in beautiful Nelson, New Zealand.

Her debut novel, Taelstone, tells the story of Ash – a kitchen slave who is swept far from his home by fate, and the most mysterious of quests. The strange power of the Song threatens to overwhelm Ash as the past begins to collide with the present.

The Stones of the Azuri series is suitable for adults and younger readers over fifteen years of age.

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‘Once upon a time…’

When I was a little girl, those were the most magical words in the world – words that unlocked entire worlds of magic and imagination.

I escaped into books every chance I could: high in the branches of trees, on the way home from school, in my secret hiding place on the roof, or with dim torches underneath the blankets.

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Latests Blog Posts

Living in a Fantasy World: Writing in New Zealand

I was not at all surprised to discover that Amazon Studios is following Peter Jackson's lead by filming its new Lord of the Rings series in New Zealand. As a teenage reader, I imagined Tolkien's Middle Earth being just like New Zealand, and I still do. But it is not just Middl...

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Reader Reviews: The Writer's Cheerleaders.

The modern world seems to revolve around reviews these days, and very helpful that is too — especially when booking a hotel in a place you’ve never been. If you are in luck, someone exactly like you has left a concise and insightful review of the place you were hoping to s...

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Chuck your Undies at some Indies: Supporting Independent Creatives

I’ve always associated the enthusiastic act of tossing underwear with rockstars and the 1970s: colourful and smelly festivals come to mind, with besotted, wild-eyed youngsters doing the flinging. To my absolute delight, I discovered recently that the bizarre phenomenon act...

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