Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
I am an American fantasy author living in Sweden’s most beautiful province. I enjoy writing stories in both Swedish and English for children, youth, and the young at heart. My published works include the popular fantasy series Markus av Trolyrien (Swedish) and Edgar and the Dragon, a series of children’s chapter books. Check out my website trolyrien.com or facebook.com/trolyrien for more of my work in both languages.
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
My most recent work is called “Xirianas gåta” and is part three of the Swedish fantasy series Markus av Trolyrien. It was inspired by fans of the series nagging me and demanding that I write more.
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
I have so many unusual writing habits that I cannot say if I have a single usual one.
What authors, or books have influenced you?
Terry Pratchett, H.C. Andersen, C.S. Lewis, David Eddings.
What are you working on now?
I have just finished the rough draft of my next Swedish fantasy novel and will soon start polishing it. As of yet it is untitled.
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
Writing them. It’s hard to promote something that does not exist.
Do you have any advice for new authors?
Be patient, and with time you will become old authors.
What are you reading now?
What’s next for you as a writer?
A lot is happening with my Swedish fantasy series Markus of Trolyrien. An audiobook of the first installment is soon to be released, translations to Norwegian and French are planned, and the fourth book is scheduled to be released in the Fall of 2019.
If you were going to be stranded on a desert island and allowed to take 3 or 4 books with you what books would you bring?
The Bible, Shifts and Expedients of Camp Life etc, a notebook to write in.