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Mercer author Bates completes 'Walking Land'trilogy

 

July 18, 2019

Tom LaVenture/Daily Globe

Author Callie Bates presents a signed copy of her new book "The Soul of Power," to Peggy Bronsberg, and her husband, Bernie Langreck, following an author presentation at the Mercer Community Center on Wednesday, sponsored by the Mercer Public Library.

By TOM LAVENTURE

tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com

MERCER, Wis. - Author Callie Bates said her passion for telling stories and an interest in fantasy and mythology shaped her direction.

Speaking to Mercer residents about her career on Wednesday at the community center, Bates talked about her new book "The Soul of Power," which is the final of a three book "Waking Land" trilogy published by Del Ray Books. She also told stories about her life and what pushed her to become a writer.

"Callie is published by Del Ray, which is considered the biggest name in science fiction," said Teresa Schmidt, dire...



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