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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Bruce Holland Rogers  

Pen Name: Hanovi Braddock, Bruce Holland Rogers

Genre: Mystery Sci-Fi

Audience: Adult;

Born: in Tucson, Arizona

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Illinois Connection

Bruce resided in Champaign.

Biographical and Professional Information

Bruce has a home base in Eugene, Oregon. He has taught creative writing at the University of Colorado and the University of Illinois. Bruce has also taught non-credit courses for the University of Colorado, Carroll College, the University of Wisconsin, and the private Flatiron Fiction Workshop. He makes frequent appearances at writer's conferences. He is currently a member of the permanent faculty at the Whidbey Writers Workshop MFA program.The 2001 short film ''The Other Side'', directed by Mary Stuart Masterson, was based on his novelette, ''Lifeboat on a Burning Sea''.

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Titles At Your Library

Word Work: Surviving and Thriving As a Writer
ISBN: 1931229171

Invisible Cities Press Llc. 2002

Combining sympathy with practical advice, this guide enables writers to overcome mental and spiritual battles to get words on a page. Anecdotes from established authors, psychological theory, and hands-on exercises help writers understand and move beyond writer’s block. Topics include preventing procrastination, generating inspiration, staying passionate, targeting long-term happiness, the role of relationships, and dealing with both rejection and success. This sound advice will give any writer, beginner or professional, a road map to greater productivity, confidence, and satisfaction.

Thirteen Ways to Water and Other Stories
ISBN: 0970421044

Panisphere Books & Audio. 2004

This collection of stories by award-winning author Bruce Holland Rogers is a ticket to Places You've Never Been, from the heart of the Tulgey Wood to the forests of the Highland People. While some of the stories are set in the real world, from Vietnamese jungles to the Seattle stomping grounds of an anarchist monkey-wrench gang, even mundane reality turns out to lie on the border of Elsewhere. By turns funny and poignant, Rogers treats readers to fantasy stories they won't soon forget.

The Keyhole Opera
ISBN: 0975590375

Wheatland Press. 2005

Bruce Holland Rogers has been writing fiction full-time since 1991. His works range from literary and experimental to SF, fantasy, and mystery, and many of the stories in The Keyhole Opera began as subscription stories and went on to be published in magazines and anthologies.