For nearly thirty years, Michael Norman taught journalism and mass communications at the University of Wisconsin - River Falls. Now living in the Minneapolis/St. Paul region, He has retired from teaching and makes his living as a writer. He is the co-author with the late Beth Scott of the popular Haunted America series of true ghost stories including, most recently, Haunted Homeland. As a playwright, Michael has written several plays, including Entering the Circle: The Lives of Pioneer Farm Women for the Wisconsin Sesquicentennial with support from a grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities.