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Dennis Ruane

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Dennis Ruane is a self-published author who has written and published three novels, "Wooden Spoons", "Cataloochee Man", and "The Man in the Room". Although he has made a living as a woodcarver for over thirty years, Dennis habitually wrote in a journal, with the intention of gathering material for future stories. Over this period, he made several attempts to write a novel but was never satisfied with the results until a decade ago when his efforts finally met with success. Two stories followed: "Wooden Spoons" was published in 2006 and "Cataloochee Man" in 2009.

Dennis' third novel, "The Man in the Room" has been five years in the making, during which time the author has gone through some personal changes, resulting in a somewhat autobiograp...more

I have been self-employed as a woodcarver for over thirty years now and while an enjoyable and rewarding occupation, it has been a challenging way to make a living—long hours and low pay. I must confess that at times when money is tight and bills need to be paid, woodcarving becomes much like a regular job and a demanding regular job at that.

I have wanted to write a novel since about the time I... Read more of this blog post »
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Wooden Spoons: A novel abou...
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