Erik van Mechelen

If you have 7 seconds

Past lives: analyst, designer, builder, coach.

Currently writing with Scribe Media and David Blake. Librarian of All the Books.

Methodical, yet impulsive, strategic, yet spontaneous, combative, yet loving, perhaps an introvert, perhaps not, play the piano and with different points of view, occasionally expressed in fiction or poetry.

Youth in Gabon/Indonesia/Louisiana/Texas/China. Now living in Minneapolis, MN.

7 minutes?

See my “about” page.

See my “creative process”.

What am I doing now?

See my “now” page.

What Kind of Writer Are You?

See this 4-week writing course, though read who should take it, first.

12 spots remain for October cohort.


Rise to the Rahz book cover

Rise to the Rahz (2017)

Novel: Even if you choose to wake up, escaping everdark will be much more difficult.

Diplomacy book cover

Win at Diplomacy (2019)

Improve your negotiation, strategy, and tactics in the game of Diplomacy.