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License, or – ?

I’ve just started reading The Revenant, a Novel of Revenge by Michael Punke.  It recounts the story of Hugh Glass, a legendary mountain man/fur trapper who was horribly mauled by a grizzly bear and left for dead by his companions. … Continue reading

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Why Fantasy?

“Is this written for children?” Authors of fantasy, myself included, often hear this question. The answer is, well, no.  Yes.  Maybe. Both C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien pointed out that although fairy tales and myths have in our culture been … Continue reading

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Birthing a Novel

They say writing a novel is like giving birth.  I don’t think that’s quite right.  Writing a novel is like being pregnant; having it published is like giving birth. When the idea for a new novel first strikes us, it … Continue reading

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The Desert – New Book!

Re-announcement of my new book, The Desert.  A sequel to The Forest, it is the story of an impetuous young man who plunges into a forbidding and unknown desert, intent on rescuing his beloved.  He finds mortal danger, friendship and … Continue reading

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Book Signing

Announcement:  I will be signing books at Copperfield’s in Napa on December 4 from 2-4:00.  The Forest and The Wisdom of Ambrose are now in stock there and at Main Street Books in St. Helena.   Local readers (and gift givers!) … Continue reading

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Book Festival Coming Up!

I’m very excited to announce that I will be exhibiting my novels at the Sonoma County Book Festival – bookfest@sonic.net – in Santa Rosa, California on Saturday, September 24.  It promises to be a great day, rubbing shoulders with some well-known authors … Continue reading

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Two Reviews of The Forest

I’m delighted to post these two reviews.  Enjoy! The Forest, a review by Barbara Gilcrest What a gentle book!  To open the cover of The Forest is to step into the world of the Graybarks  where Timkin lives with his … Continue reading

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Success and Stress

It’s been less than a month since The Forest and The Wisdom of Ambrose came out.  To my astonishment and gratitude, the boxes of them we ordered have sold like hot cakes, and more are on the way.  There have … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Ambrose – a Review

The Wisdom of Ambrose by Susan Prudhomme (OakTara, February 2011) 167 pages. Reviewed by Christine Sunderland In this delightful fantasy by Susan Prudhomme, empty-nester Susan Anderson seeks to find her true identity among the lofty and silent redwoods of Northern … Continue reading

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Books Now Available!

At last, at last!  Please look to the right on your screen, and click on “Books.”  The Forest and The Wisdom of Ambrose are here, and available at the on-line sources shown, as well as from me personally.  I don’t … Continue reading

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