BBBS Update–My Little Brother is Getting Big

BBBS Update I like to post an occasional BBBS update of what’s going on with me and my Little Brother so you can see that Big Brothers Big Sisters is a major part of my life. It hopefully shows prospective Continue reading BBBS Update–My Little Brother is Getting Big

Next Up: Dakota County Local Author Fair

Dakota County Local Author Fair The 2019 Straight River Book Tour continues into November with a new event for me: the Dakota County Local Author Fair. Thirty local authors will be present throughout the day to showcase their talent and Continue reading Next Up: Dakota County Local Author Fair

Event Reminder–Monday, Oct. 21. 7:00 pm

https://northfield.org/content/everything-you-always-wanted-know-about-writing-a-novel-were-afraid-ask I hope to see all your aspiring writers and avid readers who’d like to learn some of the “up-close-and-personal” details about being a novelist in the 21st Century. Free and open to the public. Afterward, I’ll be selling and Continue reading Event Reminder–Monday, Oct. 21. 7:00 pm

Researching Story Ideas

Sawbill Lake BWCAW

BWCAW For writers, researching story ideas comes with the territory. If you want to write “authentic,” you need to experience a place. Sight, smell, sound, taste, feel. Sensations make the difference between mundane and “being there in the moment.” I’ve Continue reading Researching Story Ideas

Fun with Loons, the MN State Bird

Not fun with loons as in real-life flying, swimming birds. Fun with the MN United FC’s mascot, PK Loon. Showing off our cool team scarves that we got for participating. Well, Ethan participated in the drills and scrimmages. I was Continue reading Fun with Loons, the MN State Bird