Ken Proctor

Ken is full of ideas. They're not all good ideas, mind you. Like doing a shallow dive into a shallower kiddie pool. But he was only 16 at the time and, yes, there was a really cute girl involved.

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Ken is excited about attending the Willamette Writers 2017 conference in August. He will be presenting his novels to two different agents for consideration as well as taking a number of classes about the business of writing.

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The Bequest

A year's gone by since last July
when we gathered with the kin
to celebrate my father's life
and try to honor him.

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Short Stories

The Magi:
The Three Wise Men's Journey to baby Jesus

The pair had come late to the town. Two weeks they had walked making poor progress on the crowded roads. Their clothing, their hair, even the pores of their exposed skin, were encrusted with the fine dust kicked up by grumpy men, haggard wives, exhausted children, overburdened ox carts, donkeys and asses… all the world was on the move, for all the world was returning to their roots.

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Author Ken Proctor LOVES to write! Ideas for poems, stories, and novels explode in to existence in his creative mind and won’t leave him alone until he gets those ideas on paper. No matter what he’s doing–designing a landscape, talking to his friends, tending his prolific garden, driving down the street–ideas are developing for his latest novel. And beyond those ideas are the real thing. Real books. Novels!

Lovers of archeology, anthropology, animal husbandry, agriculture, botany, earth sciences, astrophysics, geology and Bible history all revel in Ken’s 197,000 word historical fiction novel which gives us fresh views of Noah and his story.

Lovers of humorous fiction enjoy Ken’s series of books about a ninth grade boy as he grows up and learns life’s lessons.

And Ken has more ideas in the works. As we said “Ken LOVES to write!”