Eric Westphal


Eric S. Westphal was born in Buffalo, Minnesota and grew up nearby. A 1998 graduate of Monticello High School, Eric attended college at St. Cloud State University in Saint Cloud, MN, obtaining a bachelor's degree in Education with emphasis in English in 2003. This was followed by a M.S., in the same field, from Southwest Minnesota State University in 2012.

Eric has been teaching high school English for nearly a decade now, currently in Austin, Minnesota.

Eric currently lives in a small southern Minnesota town with his wife, two sons and pets of varying description. When time permits, he enjoys gaming of all sorts (though miniatures hold a peculiar fascination). However, these pursuits take a backseat to roughhousing with and reading to his little boys.

Smashwords Interview

What's the story behind your latest book?
The Kjolvannet Saga began about a decade ago. In Mythology classes at St. Cloud State University and back in my hihg school days, the question kept coming up, "If Ragnarok is the end, why are there survivors?" This question prompted many versions, including at least on that exonerates Loki. The Hollow represents the best of the best of those furtive attempts.
What do your fans mean to you?
My fans are everything to my writing career. There aren't many of them yet, but to each and every one, I say "thank you" because without the readership, an author is nothing. I know that the concept here is not unique to me. My fans are the lifeblood of my writing and I encourage thme to contact me to share their thoughts and suggestions.
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Where to find Eric Westphal online


The Hollow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,860. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
As the remnants of the once great Aesir nation build defenses for the ruined fortress-city of Asgard, the hostile new world dawns. In the dawning of that world, new realities come to light, old foes come to prominence and an enemy whispered cautiously by their elders in ancient days returns, but the greatest threat lies within...

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