About Glenn

As a middle schooler, Jack London’s Call of the Wild grabbed me by the neck and never let go—I was hooked on great fiction, particularly action adventure with anything wild. Later J.R.R. Tolkien introduced me to amazing fantasy, and later still, C.S. Lewis initiated me into awesome stories in Christian allegory that infused me with real world hope.

Love of books eventually eclipsed love for football

Love of books eventually eclipsed love for football

After 20 years as an independent insurance agent, complications of glaucoma forced me out of the business world. And yet God provided miraculously in so many ways. Following a year of adaptive training through Vision Loss Resources, I entered Bethel Seminary and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a M.Div. degree in 2005. Since then, I help people find hope through volunteering at Freshwater Community Church. There, I serve on the sermon team and write small group bible studies.

And now, I combine my passion for studying and teaching God’s word with my passion for compelling fiction. In 2012, I won the Phoenix Rattler Fiction Contest (Young Adult Category) and my short stories have been published in such magazines as, Cadet Quest, Splickety, Havok, and Partners. In 2015, Taegais Publishing, LLC released my debut novel, Run, (Intense Book 2) followed by Escape, (Intense Book 1). I get so energized when my readers tell me how these stories excite and encourage them. Book 3 of the Intense Series, Chase, was released on April 1, 2018. Now I’m eagerly eyeing Book 4 in the series, Hyde—something to do with modern day pirates . . .

I am represented by Jim Hart of Hartline Literary Agency.

Other Fun Facts

Living in a Minneapolis suburb with my wife, Linda, I like tandem biking on the awesome trails around here, with occasional double kayak excursions in the “Land of 10,000 Lakes”.

I enjoy our six adult children, their spouses and seven grandchildren. “Grandpa, tell us another story,” is music to my ears, no matter how low the embers in the fireplace have burned.

And yes, I still twiddle my hair when pondering another wrinkle in my latest dreamer boy story.