Terry Goodkind is born 1948 and
raised in Omaha, Nebraska where he also went to art school. He
started working on his first novel in 1993, and Wizard's First
Rule burst upon the fantasy scene in 1994. Wizard's First Rule
was a huge success and we have since then learnt both the second
and third rule from his follow-up's . With the Sword of Truth
series, Terry Goodkind has established himself as one of the
most acknowledge fantasy writers.
Before becoming a writer Terry Goodkind has occupied many jobs.
He has worked as a carpenter, a violin maker, a hypnotherapist,
a wildlife artist and a restorer of rare artifacts.