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The Nightland Express

"A must-read for anyone who loves the blend of a Western story with magical elements​​."



Songs of the Seven Gelfling Clans

Uncover the secrets of the seven Gelfling clans with an inside look into the world of Thra from Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance.


The Dark Crystal YA Prequel Novels

Before you watch the Emmy-winning Netflix series, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, read the original novels from J.M. Lee that tie into the events of the series.

The Nightland Express

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Meet J.M. Lee

J.M. Lee is an author and writing mentor with a background in linguistics and film. He spent his formative years searching for talking animals and believing he could control the weather.

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Maintaining Voice in Fiction

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Magical Middle Grade: Fantasy Authors Writing for Kids Panel

Moon Palace Books. June 4, 2023. Minneapolis, MN.
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Writing OUT LGBTQ+ Writers & Publishers Panel

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