Thank You GSR Fine Art Festival; Review Update; Year-End Stuff

RECAP The GSR Fine Art Festival was first-class all the way. Dozens of outstanding visual artists plus three intrepid authors–Me, Jeffrey Matthews, and Julie Schrader.  I met a lot of nice people, sold some books, and enjoyed the live music Continue reading Thank You GSR Fine Art Festival; Review Update; Year-End Stuff

Straight River and Castle Danger SALE

Booklocker.com Sale Plus an Event Reminder THIS WEEKEND ONLY, my books, Straight River and Castle Danger, are on sale at Booklocker.com. TWENTY PERCENT OFF! (excluding shipping & handling) Use the checkout code “Gobble2019” and place your order before Midnight on Continue reading Straight River and Castle Danger SALE

Calling All Writers and Aspiring Writers

CALLING ALL WRITERS AND ASPIRING WRITERS! Upcoming Event Are you writing a book? Have you published a book? Are you curious about the publishing business in the 21st Century? Then come on down to the Winona Public Library in Winona Continue reading Calling All Writers and Aspiring Writers

Year-End Review Challenge Continues

My Year-End Review Challenge to you is to post 30 NEW reviews/ratings for Straight River before the start of 2020.  THIRTY BEFORE TWENTY! Less than Fifty days left to get thirty new reviews/ratings of Straight River. It doesn’t matter which Continue reading Year-End Review Challenge Continues

Awards for STRAIGHT RIVER

Straight River Cover

I’m pleased and honored to announce the first of many awards for Straight River. It joins my first book, Castle Danger, as an award winner . . . times two! First, Straight River was selected as a SEMIFINALIST for the Continue reading Awards for STRAIGHT RIVER

Year-End Review Challenge

Straight River is selling much better in its first year than Castle Danger did, yet reviews for Straight River are lagging behind the pace set by Castle Danger reviews in year one. Hence, my Year-End Review Challenge. Ten reviews are Continue reading Year-End Review Challenge

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

Deep Valley Book Festival Reminder–Oct. 5

Deep Valley Book Festival Info Next up in the “Straight River Book Tour” is the Deep Valley Book Festival in lively Mankato MN. Saturday, October 5th, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Loose Moose Conference Center in Mankato Continue reading Deep Valley Book Festival Reminder–Oct. 5

Rosemount Country Faire Art and Book Fair

Country Faire artists • authors • music • food Saturday, September 21 from 10am-4pm Steeple Center, 14375 S. Robert Tr., Rosemount. I’ll be selling and signing copies of Straight River and Castle Danger at this fun event for the whole Continue reading Rosemount Country Faire Art and Book Fair