Hello, my name is Nils, and I like to write.
I’m the author of the Lost Dogs series, and also of the standalone novella Emma’s Story.
For the longest time, writing was just a hobby to me – something I did for fun in my spare time. Over the last few years though, I’ve gotten more serious about it. I set myself the goal of finishing a story instead of just starting up new projects whenever I grew bored of an old one.
It worked out well, and in February 2018 I published Emma’s Story. A few months later, the first of the Lost Dogs books, Last Fight of the Old Hound, went live on Amazon, shortly followed by the second and third parts of the series.
I’m also part of the Article Team on Mythic Scribes. You can find the articles I’ve written for the site here. If you’re a writer of fantasy, the Mythic Scribes forum is a great place to hang out, and I highly recommend it.
What else is there about me?
I’m originally Swedish (and my surname’s actually Ödlund), but I live these days in Cork, Ireland, and have for over a decade. This is why I write in English, rather than my native Swedish. That way, I have an easier time getting my stories read by the people around me.
I do a lot of my writing at local pubs and coffee shops, as you can see from the many pictures of beer and coffee I share (usually on Instagram). I like both my beers and my coffees black, but I have no qualms about trying out other things now and then.
When not writing, I try to go out walking and get some fresh air, but a lot of the time I end up at home playing games on the computer.
I also work full time in customer support, but let’s not talk about that. It’s just to put food on the table. I quit – and now I just write.
My other creative pursuit is in music. I don’t play any instruments, and I’m not very musical, but I put together mix sets on the computer and share them on Mixcloud, here. I used to be a DJ back when I was at uni, and while I don’t play out among people anymore, I still enjoy putting sets together for others to enjoy.