Spotlight on Reading/Writing: Glen Hetland


The TODAY’s Spotlight on Reading/Writing features CSU-Pueblo faculty, staff and students sharing their reading and writing experiences. The column is co-sponsored by the English and Foreign Languages Department and the English Club. This week’s feature highlights CSU-Pueblo student Glen Hetland.

glen-hetland.jpgName/department: Glen Hetland, CSU-Pueblo student

Educational background: Graduated from Charles M. Russell High School (Great Falls, Mont.) in 1985. Attended college in Great Falls in 1985; Minot State University 1986-1987, Montana State University 1987-1992.

What has been your greatest success in writing? (Personal writing, collaborative writing, completing a project or book, etc.): A gaming module for the role-play adventure of “Dungeons and Dragons.” It was just an idea in my head so I sat at the computer and composed it.

What do you struggle with in writing, and how do you tackle that challenge? I am currently planning a term paper for music appreciation. I’m getting a lot of information for a four-page document and trying to figure out how to use the information to have a great impact.

What’s your favorite book of all time? “Raider of the Rings,” a science fiction book.

What are you currently reading? “Elemental Masters” series by Mercedes Lackey.

What’s your favorite guilty reading pleasure? Any sci-fi book.

Do you have a favorite word or quotation? “That which does not kill us, shall strengthen us.” – unknown source

(Interviewed by Andrea Hetland.)