Category gotAngst

Hi, I’m David Pedersen, and I’ve Got Angst.

The storm of 2019

Drinks at Demicon 2019

I made the mistake of saying I’m cutting back on some stuff in my life to take care of myself. It’s the Murphy’s Law equivalent of washing your car. Either way there’s going to be a storm, and this one…

Leader of the Band

I remember. I remember meeting my first Marching Band director in 2nd grade. I was at a restaurant with my parents and Mr. Shaffer was at dinner with his wife, my 2nd grade teacher. He was a kind man, and…

An Audiobook for Angst

Several lifetimes ago, I was a road warrior. I was a Manufacturer’s Representative for domestic tool manufacturers. I worked for my father and uncle, which was actually pretty cool. We had customers everywhere throughout Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, and Kansas. If…

Moments

As a writer, there are moments that stand out since I published my first fantasy book, Angst. That first five-star review from someone other than my mom. A handwritten letter thanking me for my books. A reader coming to a…

Make New Friends with Clod and Ada

Clod Makes A Friend Front and Back Covers

Critical Blast calls Clod Makes A Friend a classic. “Author David J. Pedersen (ANGST) weaves a tale that is more than enchanting — it’s important. It’s a story that fosters self-esteem and self-worth.” I was bullied as a child for…