DL Havlin

DL Havlin is an eclectic author whose novels, novellas, and short stories mirror his rich, varied background. He has packed three lifetimes of experiences into one brim full existence. He believes, "The one big advantage writing at an advanced age provides is that life is what you know and not what you project it might be. " An avid lover of the outdoors and sports enthusiast, his passion for fishing, hunting and camping are frequently included in his writing. A deep love for nature and especially wild Florida often furnish settings for his work, but his travels make places such as Kiev, Singapore, London, New York, Modena, or Saxonhausen backgrounds for his stories as well. His unique combination of a vivid imagination and his ability to weave intricate plot lines, seasoned by his life-time exposure to fascinating story possibilities and his knowledge of human nature, provides the heart-felt, enjoyable reading his novels provide. He answers, "Why do you write? " by saying, "To entertain - that's first, but to provoke thought is a close second. I firmly believe both are done through the heart, for the mind is seldom opened until it is emotionally conditioned to respond. "

Courses for January to June 2021

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CourseID Course Title
WRI115 Preventing Premature Birth- Of a Book, That is!
TRV208 Florida Historic Places and Museums
LIT139 Tips for the Author: Novice or Old Hand
HIS461 Rising Above- The Jacqueline Cochran Story
HIS462 Edison in Florida- One the World's Greatest Inventor's Life in the Sunshine State
HIS463 General Daniel (Chappie) James- America's First Black 4-Star General
HIS465 Above and Beyond- Two of Florida's Medal of Honor Recipients
HIS476 Florida - The Forgotten Years
HIS483 Florida's Contribution to WWII & World War II's Contribution to Florida
HOB139 Football for the Armchair Fan (or the Person Who Has to Endure It)