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My Thoughts on What Makes a Novel

As part of a larger interview about The Unexpected Traveler, I muse on what makes a novel.

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Researching Background for The Unexpected Traveler

I had to do lots of research to write The Unexpected Traveler. Here I talk with interviewer Brett Pfister about the research process for swordsmanship and archery. See also a previous video about trying my hand at archery and the … Continue reading

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The Story of the Great American Flying Broomstick: Background

Author Dave Casler tells how the novels in the Flying Broomstick series came to be.

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The Unexpected Traveler: Characterization

Author Dave Casler discusses characterization, using his new novel The Unexpected Traveler as a point in hand. Enjoy this “behind the scenes” look at how the story came together. The book is available on Kindle at this link, and you … Continue reading

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Mt. Sneffels Press Author Mary Ann Dismant Passes Away

I am sad to announce that Mary Ann Dismant, author of Growing Up in Denver 1944-1957: A Memoir, passed away at age 73 on July 13, 2012. Memorial contributions may be made to the Ouray Public Library, in loving memory … Continue reading

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The Unexpected Traveler In Depth: The Maps

My original maps were pencil sketches. Accomplished artist Brett Pfister turned these into works of art. Learn more about the mapmaking by viewing this 7-1/2 minute video. See the project page for The Unexpected Traveler here. Brett’s personal website is … Continue reading

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Railroad Book Ad Appears in The Prospector

The advertisement pictured to the left touts the Mt. Sneffels Press book, Railroading in the San Juan Triangle to readers of The Prospector, the quarterly magazine of the Rio Grande Modeling and Historical Society. You can get your own copy … Continue reading

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Down and Back Again: Twists at Amazon

Whew! Glad I caught it early! Somehow my new novel, The Unexpected Traveler, had slipped back to “draft” status on Amazon Kindle. That has been fixed and now the book is again available. The URL is http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007ZW4ZH0. Please do buy … Continue reading

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The Unexpected Traveler has its own page

See this link to access the special page that’s all about The Unexpected Traveler.

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New Option – Subscribe to This Site Via Email and Get Updates About The Unexpected Traveler

Look in the right hand column. There’s a spot you can enter your email address and then click the “Subscribe” button. Then whenever I update this site, you’ll get an email. Note that you’ll get an email asking you to … Continue reading

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