Henry J. Olsen

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Like all successful authors, (soon-to-be) bestselling author Henry J. Olsen writes what he knows.

Henry knows adventure. He's backpacked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon. He's scaled the summit of Mt. Fuji. He's braved the Black Omen.

Henry knows technology. He's been surfing the net since his dad brought home a 9600 baud modem. He graduated college with a degree in Mathematics.

Henry knows the world. He's lived in Japan and Korea. He enjoys foreign books, comics, and games before they're translated.

Henry knows conflict. He and his editor are forever at war over which of his words will appear in print. Though the deletions are mounting, Henry sincerely hopes this war continues for decades to come.

Henry currently writes, eats, and sleeps in so
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Henry J. Olsen What is the hardest genre in literature? I'm certainly biased, but I'll say ... science fiction! Sci-fi requires that I work within the known rules of…moreWhat is the hardest genre in literature? I'm certainly biased, but I'll say ... science fiction! Sci-fi requires that I work within the known rules of our universe. I occasionally break this rule, but the more inexplicable changes to the world I make, the less plausible my story becomes. Balance in key.

(I suppose I could write fantasy, instead ... but then I'd have to create a whole world from scratch!)(less)
Henry J. Olsen I'm working on a pair of Northland Chronicle adventures -- a novella and a short story -- that take a deeper look into certain events I mentioned in S…moreI'm working on a pair of Northland Chronicle adventures -- a novella and a short story -- that take a deeper look into certain events I mentioned in Spear Hunter. Once those are finished, I'll get started on TNC3!(less)
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Netanella Hi Henry - thanks for the friend-vite!


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