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DL author wins first in national contest

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For five years, Helen Erickson has been entering her novels -- written under the pen name Kathryn Keller -- in the National Writers Association's annual novel contest. In every one of those years, she has placed in the top five.


Still, the top spot has eluded the Detroit Lakes writer -- until now. Erickson recently won first place in the 2006 contest with her suspense novel, The Ultimate Revenge.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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