Hikes with Tykes

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BUSINESS OWNER
n Inventing Reality Editing Service (since 2008, owner and chief editor)  

JOURNALISM WORK
n Business Leader Media (2011, magazines editor)
n Inventing Reality Editing Service (since 2008, owner)
n Alien Worlds magazine (2007-2008, columnist)
n The (Santa Clarita, Calif.) Signal (2008, news editor)
n The (Eureka, Calif.) Times-Standard (2007-2008, news editor)
n The (Crescent City, Calif.) Daily Triplicate (2006-2007, managing editor)
n The (Palm Springs, Calif.) Desert Sun (2005-2006, editorial page editor)
n The (Iowa City, Iowa) Press-Citizen (2002-2005, opinion page editor)
n The (Manitowoc, Wis.) Herald Times Reporter (2000-2002, news editor)
n The Prescott (Wis.) Journal (1999-2000, managing editor)
n The Red Wing (Minn.) Republican Eagle (1989-1992, reporter)
n The River Falls (Wis.) Journal (1986-1989, freelance reporter)
n Prologue (River Falls, Wis.) literary magazine (1987-1989, editor)
n The Duluth (Minn.) News-Tribune (1988, copy editor intern)
n The (River Falls, Wis.) Student Voice (1984-1989, managing editor for one year)
n The Dunn County (Menomonie, Wis.) News (1981-1984, freelance sports writer)

TEACHING
n College of the Canyons (Santa Clarita, Calif.) Community College (2008, journalism instructor)
n Merrill (Wis.) Area Public Schools (1994-1999, English teacher)
n Deming (N.M.) Public Schools (1992-1994, English, journalism teacher)
n Park (Cottage Grove, Minn.) Senior High School (1988, student teacher)

MILITARY
n Wisconsin Army National Guard (1983-1992; 1994-1997, sergeant for 8 years)
n New Mexico Army National Guard (1992-1994, sergeant)

EDUCATION
n University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (MST, 1998)
n University of Wisconsin-River Falls (BS, 1989)

BOOKS PUBLISHED
n "Headin' to the Cabin: Day Hiking Trails of Northeast Minnesota" (April 2015, nonfiction)
n "Hittin' the Trail: Day Hiking Trails of Sawyer County" (November 2014, nonfiction)
n "Hittin' the Trail: Day Hiking Trails of Bayfield County" (November 2014, nonfiction)
n "Writing Affirmations: A Collection of Positive Messages to Inspire Writers" (November 2014, nonfiction)

n "Hittin' the Trail: Day Hiking the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway" (April 2014, nonfiction)
n
"7 Minutes a Day to Mastering the Craft of Writing" (November 2013, nonfiction)
n "Hittin' the Trail: Day Hiking Crex Meadows Wildlife Area" (September 2013, nonfiction)
n "Hittin' the Trail: Day Hiking Burnett County, Wisconsin" (August 2013, nonfiction)
n "Hittin' the Trail: Day Hiking Barron County, Wisconsin" (July 2013, nonfiction)
n "Hittin' the Trail: Day Hiking Polk County, Wisconsin" (June 2013, nonfiction)
n "Hittin' the Trail: Day Hiking Grand Canyon National Park" (May 2013, nonfiction)
n "Hittin' the Trail: Day Hiking Wisconsin and Minnesota Interstate State Parks" (April 2013, nonfiction)
n "Headin' to the Cabin: Day Hiking Trails of Northwest Wisconsin" (April 2013, nonfiction)
n "7 Minutes a Day to Promoting Your Book" (Jan. 2013, nonfiction)
n "7 Minutes a Day to Self-Publishing Your Book" (Jan. 2013, nonfiction)
n "7 Minutes a Day to Your Bestseller" (Jan. 2013, nonfiction)

n "Windmill: A Novel" (Oct. 2012, novel)
n "Love Letters to Sophie's Mom" (Sept. 2012, poetry)
n "Hikes with Tykes: Games and Activities" (July 2012, nonfiction)
n "Hikes with Tykes: A Practical Guide to Day Hiking with Kids" (July 2011, nonfiction)

SHORT STORIES PUBLISHED
n "I Hold the World but as the World"(anthologized in Infradead, Oct. 2010)
n "Boundaries" (Aphelion, Dec. 2006)
n "Dark Secrets" (Artisan, winter 1999)
n "All or Nothing" (Anthology magazine, July-Aug. 1999)

Rob Bignell, series author

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