Mr. Frederickson is an exciting new author in the writing world. In the last three years he has published two new novels, written numerous short stories and gained some notoriety in local literary circles with his epic Viking poetry.
A native to Wisconsin, he earned his undergraduate degrees in anthropology and economics from the University of Wisconsin. Later he received a Master’s degree in industrial management from Central Michigan University which will suited him his first career in the business world. Since retirement he has turned to his love of writing.
Mr. Frederickson has traveled extensively, providing experiences from which he draws liberally in his writing. He lived a year and a half in Eritrea, Africa during his military service, toured Europe with a backpack in the Sixties, and has taken many extensive trips into Mexico and Central America. His love for archaeology and the Maya civilization has lead him to visiting fifteen archaeological sites while studying the culture.
Mr. Frederickson’s literary achievements include:
“Dakharo Heist”, a fast paced action adventure novel of a pirate who stole One Hundred Fifty Million Dollars and a thief who is contracted to go into the pirate den to steal it back.
“Roar of the Jaguar”, an historical fiction novel on the Maya during the mid 700s, where an archaeologist takes an ancient drug, goes back in time where he takes part in, and relates the events, leading to the great Maya King Shield Jaguar III’s rise to power
“Tales of the Vikings”, a work in progress which is projected to be published in late 2012 is a collection Epic Viking Saga Poems, a new style of poetry that is gaining enthusiasm in literary circles in the Detroit area. a work in progress which is projected to be published in late 2012
Cynthia Pugliese, Author Cynthia Pugliese has been writing children's stories for her children and grandchildren for over thirty years. The Whisper, is one of the many stories she has given to her children to use as a tool towards self-growth and empowerment. As a life coach to people with disabilities, the same tools she uses in her life's work, she uses in her stories for children. Entertaining, the stories create an exciting way to express to a child that the strength each character expresses in the story, is actually the child's own true expression of what is inside of him. You can find her empowerment blog at http://cindimp.wordpress.com/, as well as articles she has written about poverty in Detroit, in Examiner.com. Cynthia is a graduate of The Institute of Children's Literature, as well as graduate of Concordia University in Human Resource Administration.