I write fiction: novels, short stories, poetry. I also write articles, personal essays, hiking stories, photo reports, and other experimental stories.

Øivind H. Solheim is a nature photographer and a writer from Norway who loves writing fiction, essays and articles helping others understanding life, other humans and themselves. He has published five novels, two non-fiction books and a poetry book.

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FICTION

Can a Male Author in a Credible Way Convey the Narrative from a Female Perspective?

As She Sees It

How to write truthfully about what it is like to be a woman

A male author has much of the same biology and experience background as a female author, and therefore it is not necessarily more difficult for a male author to portray a female mind than a male mind. …


FICTION

The Love We Had, A Novel. Excerpt from chapter 19

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From chapter 19

When I came back it was night. The house lay there silent and I went in as quietly as I could. I climbed the stairs and put myself to bed in the other bedroom.

The next…


FICTION

The Love We Had, A Novel. Excerpt from part 2 (The Lover), chapter 4

The story of this novel is told through three different characters. In this chapter we read the lover’s story.

From part 2 (The Lover), chapter 4

A couple of days later she came to my place. Gunvor was on a business trip.

She…


True! I can subscribe to every word, George :)! Detach yourself from the narc. Don't let him govern you. He will always try to manipulate you and others around you. The best advice is distance. If you can, get away, create distance. That's the thing that has worked for me.


NOVEL

A woman standing between two men — The Love We Had: A Novel, KDP

Three people, three dreams, three destinies

Her husband

He is boring and ordinary. They have three children together, and she experiences that he does not see her. She feels that she is slowly dying inside.

The lover

He is sympathetic and attractive; he charms her with flowers and sparkling wine. And he gives her what she misses. …


FICTION

The Love We Had, A Novel. Excerpt 2 from chapter 18

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The story of this novel is told through three different characters. In this chapter we read the main character’s story.

Excerpt 2 from chapter 18

I’m Eira

I feel a little down now. As so often after we have been together…


FICTION

The Love We Had, A Novel. An excerpt from chapter 18

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The story of this novel is told through three different characters. In this chapter we read the main character’s story.

From part 3, chapter 18

It started with red roses and sparkling wine. It was the charm turned on fully from…


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A Documentary Novel Reporting from the Global Love Market

“True Love Is the Key to Happiness: Our 21st-century love story”

— a documentary novel about people who cheat and people who are cheated online.

“True Love Is the Key to Happiness: Our 21st-century love story”

— a documentary about lonely and vulnerable people who dream of something they are missing in their lives.


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A Documentary Novel Reporting from the Global Love Market

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For various reasons, I started a couple of years ago to observe and gain some insight into what we can call the online dating world. The idea behind this was, among other things, that with the digital revolution and with…

Øivind H. Solheim

Teacher, author of novels, poetry, articles, essays. Founder & co-owner of Blue Insights. Owner of Medium publications. https://oivind47.medium.com/membership

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