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Doug Glener

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Doug Glener did play far too many hours of Dungeons & Dragons while attending Paramus High School, but he did not step through a portal or meet Tesshu.

After completing high school, Doug went to Vassar College, where he had the privilege of taking classes with professor of English, Dean Mace, who was his writing mentor for many years. Then came a stint as a professional musician (Doug’s band appeared on Star Search). Once that had run its course, he picked up the pen and became a writer. He also picked up the sword and earned a black belt in aikido.

Doug is the co-author of Wisdom’s Blossoms: Tales of the Saints of India (Shambhala, November 2002). He lives in Encinitas, California, and enjoys spending time with his family, biking, and me
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I had an extraordinarily vivid dream one night: knights were sitting in front of heavenly pools, helping the earth-bound in distress. I woke up, the dream leaving a lasting impression on me. A few years passed, and in the background of my mind, I turned over the dream, believing it held the genesis to a story.

The dream had something of a magnetic effect, pulling odd bits of history, my past, a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 04, 2013 20:44 • 93 views • Tags: adventure, fantasy, the-reluctant-knight, young-adult
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The Reluctant Knight by Doug Glener
"Big thanks to Goodreads giveaways for me owning this book! Signed by the author even.

This was a good book. My only problem was being a little old for it. It reads like others I had read back in middle school. That said, once I got into that type o..." Read more of this review »
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" I won this book from the Goodreads website.
I thought this book was just cute, kind of like a child’s fantasy. It was well-written and easy to follow. The characters were engaging and unique. The book kind of reads like a daydream that may be goi..." Read more of this review »
The Reluctant Knight by Doug Glener
"*** This book received free through Goodreads First Reads ***

I love books about knights, fantasy and adventure ... but this one is more. Just like the main character, I felt as if I had been drawn into the adventure itself, with plot twists and st..." Read more of this review »
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My love as deep; the more I give to thee,
The more I have, for both are infinite.”
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