I’m Antonia Juel, a writer of fantasy and related genres. With one foot in Sweden, one in Norway, I draw on the rich storytelling traditions of Scandinavia and northern Europe.

I’m currently revising my first fantasy novel and have started writing the second in what will become a trilogy.

Rono’s Debt

I wrote this story in 2018, reworked it in 2019, and now I’m making it publicly available in the lockdown of the corona outbreak of spring 2020.

Rono is an outlaw, robbing people for a living. But one day he encounters a foe he will not fight: a unicorn that looks as though it’s come out of the underworld.
Read the story here.

One of my stories has been published in an anthology on the theme of Discovery.

My contribution is named The Draugr and ties back to both Norse mythology and Norwegian lore. The story is set in a folk-tale Norway where a plague has ravaged the country and a never-ending winter has settled on the lands.

Antonia's bookshelf: read

Neverwhere
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Sometimes you want fantasy to be exciting, strange, surprising, and unpredictable. Other times you want fantasy to be familiar, safe, comfortably fascinating, and predicable. For me, Neil Gaiman's books tend to end up in the second cate...

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