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What Does ‘Write What You Know’ Really Mean?

What Does ‘Write What You Know’ Really Mean?

I am working on book 3 in the Santa Keeper series (Elsie’s Secret Life). This story will take place in the […]

Jul 25, 2015     No Comments
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Christmas in July Has a Whole Different Meaning to a Santa Woodcarver

Christmas in July Has a Whole Different Meaning to a Santa Woodcarver

Woodcarvings play a major role in my Santa Keeper Mystery series. I write magical realism mysteries in which woodcarvings come […]

Jul 22, 2015     No Comments
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A Viking Battle at 38th Scandinavian Hjemkomst Festival

A Viking Battle at 38th Scandinavian Hjemkomst Festival

I went to the 38th Scandinavian Hjemkomst Festival and Annual Midwest Viking Festival on June 26-27, 2015 in Moorhead, Minnesota, […]

Jul 13, 2015     No Comments
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Writing is a Time Suck and Energy Drain – But I Love It

Writing is a Time Suck and Energy Drain – But I Love It

I have been tackling the sixth edit of Julia’s Secret Mission, book 2 of the Santa Keeper Series and it seems […]

Jul 8, 2015     No Comments
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My Way to Keep My Writing In Motion

My Way to Keep My Writing In Motion

Down at the train yard it takes five people to push an empty box car into motion. But once the […]

Jun 5, 2015     No Comments
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Lucy Watches Me Write

Lucy Watches Me Write

I’ve recently posted ‘Does Collaborative Fiction Writing Work’. This may be true for those who have collaborators who cooperate with […]

May 25, 2015     No Comments
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Book Research at Local Heritage Festivals

Book Research at Local Heritage Festivals

Most characters in my books are of Scandinavian descent. But several have branched out into other nationalities through romance and […]

May 22, 2015     No Comments
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Depth in Wood – Depth in Writing

Depth in Wood – Depth in Writing

I have been a wood carver for over 15 years and a fiction writer for three years. Recently, I’ve read […]

May 16, 2015     No Comments
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Creating Characters in My Imagination and in Real Life

Creating Characters in My Imagination and in Real Life

I write two mystery novel series based on the premise of woodcarvings that come to life. The setting is in […]

May 12, 2015     No Comments
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Bird watching at 65 miles per hour

Bird watching at 65 miles per hour

We all know texting while driving can be dangerous to your health and the health of your car. If you […]

Apr 29, 2015     No Comments
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