Adam Oster

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Adam Oster hates writing bios. If you ever find him working on an auto-biography, you'll know he's finally been taken over by some sort of memoir-loving group of pod people.

That being said...here's a little bit of information about him.

Originally hailing from Columbia, SC, Adam lives in Eau Claire, Wisconsin with his gorgeous wife and three adorable kids. He spends a lot of his time trying to figure out what part of this world he'd like to visit next.

When he's not traveling or writing books, he's working a rather mundane desk job, dreaming up further tales of adventure.

His favorite activity is to explore, whether it's his current hometown, or anywhere else he happens to end up. When he's not e
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Adam Oster My fix to getting stuck on writing is to just keep writing, even if I have no clue where I'm going with something. I've found that some of my best…moreMy fix to getting stuck on writing is to just keep writing, even if I have no clue where I'm going with something. I've found that some of my best plot points get even better when I just allow the random items to flow out, usually through dialogue, until something new makes sense and I see the next point.

Of course, this usually means thousands and thousands of words get thrown out once I finally deal with the editing process, but although I may have fixed the blockage, the stuff I actually wrote isn't worth all that much itself.(less)
Adam Oster I find writing to be something more of a compulsion than a blessing. I suppose the best thing about being a writer is that I finally get things out of…moreI find writing to be something more of a compulsion than a blessing. I suppose the best thing about being a writer is that I finally get things out of my head that have been swirling around in there for decades.

One of the things that I've really enjoyed since I've become a writer is watching myself grow, seeing how my abilities to express an idea through words have gotten better...although not as much through interview questions ;-)(less)
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Chapter 16: Hold up…

Hold up a second.  All of this is in my head.  Only things I’m thinking.  At least I think it is.  Actually, now that I’m thinking about it, what exactly is reality anyway outside of pure thought.  Memory?  I mean, sure, we might live in the present, but really, we’re just remembering things as they happen.  Everything we experience…it’s just memory.


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