I Have Print Copies of Straight River

Deciding on a cover is also a major milestone

For everyone who lives in southern Minnesota, I’m pleased to announce that I received my first shipment of print copies of Straight River yesterday. So . . .  if you CAN’T WAIT until the Book Launch Celebration on February 28th at Central Continue reading I Have Print Copies of Straight River

Welcome to the World, Straight River 

Straight River is now for sale! To purchase print copies of Straight River today, the best way for you to help your community is to order a copy from your nearest independent bookstore. Go to the website Indiebound.org and enter your zip code to find your Continue reading Welcome to the World, Straight River 

Straight River Full Cover Reveal!

Here it is, everyone. The full cover of the “long-awaited” prequel to Castle Danger. And believe me, NO ONE has been “awaiting” longer than I have. Only a few more weeks until you can buy Straight River, assuming all goes Continue reading Straight River Full Cover Reveal!

Last Chance for a Special New Year’s Day Offer

Deciding on a cover is also a major milestone

To help celebrate finishing my latest book, I’m making a special offer for the New Year to prospective newsletter subscribers. My new novel, Straight River, the PREquel to Castle Danger, is fast approaching publication. One of the benefits I offer Continue reading Last Chance for a Special New Year’s Day Offer

Special Offer for the New Year

Deciding on a cover is also a major milestone

To help celebrate finishing my latest book, I’m making a special offer for the New Year to prospective newsletter subscribers. My new novel, Straight River, the PREquel to Castle Danger, is fast approaching publication. One of the benefits I offer Continue reading Special Offer for the New Year

Manuscript has been Submitted!

Another milestone. I submitted the manuscript of Straight River to my publisher, Booklocker.com, a few hours ago! WHEW! Next step is to get the final details for the cover, then send those to my cover designer, authorize the galley proof, Continue reading Manuscript has been Submitted!

Check Out the NEW PAGE on my Website

Deciding on a cover is also a major milestone

Just went live with the book page for Straight River. Have a look and tell me what you think. Also, it’s never too late to start requesting the book from your favorite independent bookstore and your local library. (Although at Continue reading Check Out the NEW PAGE on my Website

A Major (sort of) Milestone for Straight River

Deciding on a cover is also a major milestone

LIke the cover? I sure do. It signifies that Straight River, the prequel to my award-winning debut novel, Castle Danger, reached a major milestone and is nearing completion. On Wednesday, I celebrated the fact I’d finished MY proofreading of the Continue reading A Major (sort of) Milestone for Straight River

Wonderful News Regarding the Minnesota Author Project Awards

I’m shocked and surprised to announce that Castle Danger is one of three finalists for the 2018 Minnesota Author Project award for Adult Fiction sponsored by the Minnesota Library Association! The MAP recognizes independently published fiction by Minnesota authors. It Continue reading Wonderful News Regarding the Minnesota Author Project Awards

A Book Festival Worth the Drive

Recently, I was pleased to participate in a wonderful small-town book festival in Hackensack, MN. It’s amazing that a community of this size (about 300 people), which is way-y-y up in north-central Minnesota between Brainerd and Bemidji, can pull off Continue reading A Book Festival Worth the Drive