Ted Ringer

Biography

I am a writer, artist, and life coach who is originally from Minnesota and has spent many years trying to settle down in Boulder, CO.

I have published four novels and have taught writing in workshops and online for many years. I have several cartoon blogs on the Web and have a novel on Twitter that has been developing for over two years that may never end.

Twitter Novel - fittolove_novel

Where to find Ted Ringer online


Where to buy in print


Books

Ringer’s Secret School of Writing – Learn To Write Creatively, Semester 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,950. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
The most important part of this school is the playground. When we write, everything is possible – other worlds, heroic action, true love. Semester 2 continues with writing sessions that will call forth your imagination and provide a structure for writing novels and short stories. 8 new lessons (+ 1 bonus lesson) include Beginnings, Originality, Rhythm, Atmosphere, Point of View, Process, and more.
Eddie: A Wonderful World Cartoon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 210. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The observations of a regular Ed. The more things change, the more they stay the same!
Xmas Is Near!
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Price: Free! Words: 140. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Joy to the World! A free pre-Christmas present celebrating the spirit of the season and literacy everywhere! The Christmas spirit displaces Christmas-present greed in this charming, fun & touching Twitter novel, now available as a complete eBook. A holiday story for all ages and all perspectives. Author and illustrator Ted Ringer wishes you all the best this holiday season, and in the New Year.
Drawing and Dreaming
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 170. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Poetry
Drawing and Dreaming is a classic declaration of independence from the tyranny of rote performance. Children and adults will appreciate the call to creatively explore their imaginations with this whimsical and colorful book. Gain confidence with each turning page. Exercise your inherent right to create, to reason individually, and to make goofy pictures of everyone you know.
Get Outta Town: A Tale of the Dead, the IRS and Coffee
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 82,650. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The story of an aging Deadhead who attends a concert in Eugene and gets caught up with the greedy IRS (who wants his money), a delusional CIA agent (who wants his bootleg tape), and the Grateful Dead (who want him to stop the Coffee Cartel from destroying the rainforest).   Our hero makes a brave stand against the forces of bureaucracy, fast food, and evil. Things will never be the same.
Born with a Beard
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,910. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A "Bedtime Story for Big Kids," this tells the funny story of a baby who, yes, was born with a beard. This is the tale of his family, told by the bearded one, from the unusual moment of his birth, up to the time he speaks his first, momentous words. Dad battles a blizzard. Mom gets her hair done. Sister has designs on France. Gambling, fitness, romance––this family has it all!
Gus Goes West
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,420. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The year is 1872 and Gus, a young accordion player from Minnesota, is stricken with Terminal Hay Fever and must go West for his health. He hits the trail with a song in his heart and with his trusty horse, Mrs. Mitchell. It's a wild frontier. Cows, Indians, Love. What will get him first? A humorous & entertaining book, Gus will keep kids and adults smiling as they tag along on his adventures.
Ringer's Secret School of Writing - Learn to Write Creatively
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,170. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Ringer's Secret School of Writing explodes the myth, which says that you must suffer in order to write. The biggest part of this school is the playground. When we write, everything is possible - other worlds, heroic action, true love. The 8 lessons (+ bonus lesson) will call forth your imagination and provide a structure that will move you across the page. Each writing session is an adventure.

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