Terry Goodkind is a #1 New York Times bestselling author. On April 2nd, 2010 Terry announced his triumphant return to the world of Richard and Kahlan. Join the fan community at TerryGoodkind.com for all of the latest.
Goodkind was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska, where he also attended art school, one of his many interests on the way to becoming a writer. Besides a career in wildlife art, he has been a cabinet maker and violin maker, and he has done restoration work on rare and exotic artifacts from around the world -- each with its own story to tell, he says.
While continuing to maintain the northeastern home he built with his own hands, in recent years he and his wife, Jeri, have created a second home in the desert Southwest, where he now spends the majority of his time.