Hello, thanks for checking out my profile.

Key facts:

* Former outdoor educator (aka professional camp counselor)
* More recently: physician, educator and family guy
* Started reading (voluntarily) late in life
* Started writing even later (not true! See "A Trip to Planet X")
* Motto: "Everyone should own a Swiss Army Knife."

Current works on Wattpad:

ON EARTH'S ALTAR. A novel about the end of this world and the beginning of the next.
* Highest ranking: Wattpad #1 in the "danbrown" category, 3 higher than The Da Vinci Code book review. Just saying.
* Wattpad featured story, November 2016 - May 2017, September 2017
* 2017 Iron Lace Awards, Third Place Overall
* 2017 Iron Lace Awards, Second Place for Mystery/Thriller

A TRIP TO PLANET X. An illustrated SciFi story I wrote and self-published at age 7.

LEFT·OVER·ING. A short story about love, locks and keys. In progress.

CARRY THE NIGHT. Flash fiction for the Wattpad contest #MyHandmaidsTale. Inspired by Margaret Atwood's novel, THE HANDMAID'S TALE.

BALL LIGHTNING & OTHER RARITIES. A little box of peculiar words and sentences. Highest ranking: languishing in obscurity.

COLD EARTH. A new project exploring the conflict between fantasy and reality. Highest ranking: nowhere to go but up.

Happy reading and writing!
  • Pacific Northwest, USA
  • JoinedMay 28, 2016



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Frode92 Frode92 May 01, 2020 02:47PM
Thank you everyone for pushing ON EARTH'S ALTAR to 70K reads! I'm still amazed that people are reading it.I'm making slow progress on my next project, A Sci-Fi/Magical Realism/Coming-of-Age story wi...
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Stories by G. F. Berntsen
On Earth's Altar by Frode92
On Earth's Altar
The discovery of a prehistoric body sets in motion a cataclysmic chain of events long prophesied by mystics...
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Carry the Night | #MyHandmaidsTale by Frode92
Carry the Night | #MyHandmaidsTale
This very short story was inspired by Margaret Atwood's "The Handmaid's Tale." The setting is inten...
ranking #18 in endure See all rankings
A Trip to Planet X by Frode92
A Trip to Planet X
A Trip to Planet X is my first story, written in 1975 by a seven-year-old me obsessed with space and aliens...
ranking #174 in 1975 See all rankings
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