A Major (sort of) Milestone for Straight River

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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

Monthly Newsletter says this is the last look at the old Castle Danger cover

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 participated in a small-town book festival in Hackensack, MN. It’s an amazing arts community for its size (about 300 people). Hackensack is way-y-y up in north-central Minnesota between Brainerd and Bemidji. They pulled off a fantastic event featuring Continue reading A Book Festival Worth the Drive

Coming Event: Owatonna Crazy Days

Monthly Newsletter says this is the last look at the old Castle Danger cover

Hey Owatonna and Steele County. Looking for a great summer “shore” read? Maybe a personalized gift for that suspense/thriller reader in your family? If so, Stop by downtown Owatonna next week during CRAZY DAYS and buy a signed copy of Continue reading Coming Event: Owatonna Crazy Days

Another Enjoyable Book Club Meeting

Monthly Newsletter says this is the last look at the old Castle Danger cover

Thanks to Kathy F. for inviting me to meet with her book club the other day to discuss Castle Danger, authors, and writing in general. I’m always amazed (or lucky!) that every book club I’ve met with is filled with Continue reading Another Enjoyable Book Club Meeting

Independent Bookstore Day

Independent Bookstore Day– Woohoo! On Saturday, April 28, I put my money where my mouth is and patronized my local independent bookseller in honor of Independent Bookstore Day. I found one MN author whom I’ve never read who has published Continue reading Independent Bookstore Day

Little Moments, Big Magic, Super Salesmen

I had a great weekend promoting Castle Danger, but as it turned out, selling books wasn’t nearly the best part of the two events I was at. It was all about Little Moments and Big Magic. Bowl For Kid’s Sake Continue reading Little Moments, Big Magic, Super Salesmen

April Update

April is shaping up to be a good month. The signing highlight will be my appearance at Chapter 2 Books in Hudson, Wisconsin, on Saturday, April 21, from 11:00-1:00. It’s a “meet-and-greet” event where I’ll be signing copies of Castle Continue reading April Update

Authors, Are you interested in entering your book in the Kindle Book Awards contest?

If so, click on the link below. Kindle Book Awards I entered Castle Danger. It’s a reasonable price for a contest and there are cash prizes for the winners. Worth a shot if you think your book has what it Continue reading Authors, Are you interested in entering your book in the Kindle Book Awards contest?