Wednesday, March 9, 2011

When I'm Not Writing by Rebecca Fjelland Davis (Chasing AllieCat)

Today, as a part of the Teen Book Scene tour- I have the author of Chasing AllieCat telling us about what she does when she isn't writing. Stay tuned at the end of the post for a chance to win some Chasing AllieCat swag.


If I could spend every day just riding my bike and writing and hanging out with my Newfoundland dog, Freya, I would be happy.

My children are grown, and live half way across the United States, so I don’t get to be with them nearly as often as I’d like. Being a mom is the most important and most joyful responsibility of my life.

Besides that, I am an obsessive cyclist (I ride my LeMond road bike a few thousand miles a year, and I ride a mountain bike, too). I used to race, but I don’t anymore.

I am infatuated with my Newfoundland dog Freya, and we walk a couple miles together every day. She hangs out with me wherever, whenever, I’m writing, too. I take her swimming a lot in hot weather. I have a creek running through my property, so she’s a fan of that, too.

Oh, yeah, I have a full-time job. That takes more time than anything else I do. I teach English and Humanities at South Central College in North Mankato, too. That’s why it takes so long for me to get a book done. I do love to teach, but I’d rather write full-time if I could.


Rebecca Fjelland Davis is also giving one of you the opportunity to win some swag for Chasing AllieCat. One person will win a signed bookmark and a Retro A-1 Bike sticker. This giveaway is however, open internationally. It will be open until March 16th. To enter please fill out the form at the end of this post.

ALSO- For every meaningful comment on a tour post, Rebecca will donate $1 to charity. To see the list of all of the other tour posts, go here.

My review of Chasing AllieCat will be up on March 29th! You can enter to win the swag, here-