Norm Cowie

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General Information

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Name: Norm Cowie

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction

Born: 1958 in Baltimore, Maryland



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Illinois Connection

I escaped from Michigan after college and moved to the Chicago area where there weren't oustanding warrants on me ... just kidding. I was transferred to Illinois where I soon learned to love cornfields.

Biographical and Professional Information

I have three published fantasy/humor books, the Young Adult humor/vampire book, Fang Face, The Adventures of Guy … written by a guy (probably) and the Preditors & Editor’s Reader’s Choice winner for best Sci-Fi Fantasy, The Next Adventures of Guy … more wackiness. In addition, my short stories appear in the anthologies Heat of the Moment and Missing where all profits go to charity.

In the real world I am vice president of an electrical supply company, a business lecturer and award-winning business humor columnist, where I get in trouble for calling attorneys names like “poo poo head” and ‘weasels’ and stuff like that. So far they haven’t sued me (though my publishers probably wouldn’t mind the publicity). I have also written humor articles that have appeared in the Chicago Tribune and Cynic Magazine. They haven’t sued me either.

In the real world, I'm married, with two critters … er … daughters (weird beings who pretend to be women) and a bunch of critters that I'm allergic to.

Published Works

The Adventures of Guy, written by a guy (probably), Draumr Publishing, 2006

The Next Adventures of Guy, more wackiness, Draumr Publishing, 2007

Fang Face, Quake Publishing, 2009

The Guy'd Book: Why we leave the seat up ... and other stuff, CreateSpace, 2010

The Adventures of Guy, CreateSpace, 2011

WereWoof: ... as if being a teenager isn't 'ruff' enough, CreateSpace, 2011

Bonk & Hedz: a cave man ... and woman ... story, CreateSpace, 2011

Norm's Shorts: a collection of short ... ...(and mostly) humor stories, CreateSpace, 2013

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

The Adventures of Guy

ISBN: 1456590618
Release Date: 2011-01-29

Find on World Cat

Bonk & Hedz: a cave man ... and woman ... story

ISBN: 1461175135
Release Date: 2011-06-19

Find on World Cat

Literary Awards

  • Best Sci-Fi Fantasy (Preditors and Editors), The Next Adventures of Guy
  • Best Article - National Assn Credit Mgmt., collection of business articles

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

I speak not only to children at schools, libraries and other events, but also lecture in the professional world. I will speak to anyone, any time, any place ... no fears! Check out my speaking page at the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators:

or my speaking page from my website:

External Links

Norm Cowie on WorldCat

Norm Cowie on Amazon


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