Cynthia Sowden is the author of four self-published books, including Ride the Black Hills, Ride Minnesota and Ride Lake Superior. She also contributed chapters to Masters of Sales by Dr. Ivan Misner, and How I Got the Gig, by Susan Carter. A freelance book editor and writer, she worked in corporate communications and public relations for more than 30 years. She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota School of Journalism.
Sowden loves traveling via motorcycle with her husband, Ralph. They have visited the Grand Canyon, rounded Lake Superior and traveled the length of the Mississippi River and explored the Black Hills on their 2002 Victory Deluxe Touring Cruiser. They recently acquired a Harley-Davidson Road King and broke it in with a trip to Glacier National Park, Yellowstone Park and the Grand Tetons.