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Featured Author: Alta Halverson Seymour


Taking the saying, “write what you know” to heart, two of her first books featured Norway, her father’s homeland. And because traveling was one of her favorite hobbies, she and her husband frequented European countries where many of her stories are set. Believing that a writer must have a deep knowledge of the topic in order to write something worthwhile, she carefully researched each detail so that she not only told a good story but provided an informative aspect to each of her books. Mrs. Seymour and her husband, George, often traveled by freighter or mail-boat to out-of-the-way places in order to find interesting people and unusual situations which then informed her writing. Full descriptions of Alta Halverson Seymour's books are publicly available for the month of May.
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