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Family Support is More Important Than We Realize

When I tell people I write novels, I often get strangely vague reactions that imply, ” Hmm, this guy must be mildly delusional to think he can actually write 300-page novels.”  Or they may say, “Oh-h-, that’s interesting,” and change the subject of conversation. Most writers know we are different […]

The Importance of Beta Readers to Authors

One of the best lessons I learned as worked on my novels is that no matter how brilliant you believe your writing to be, the litmus test is ultimately how other readers feel about your writing. Especially if you intend to publish a book and sell it in hopes of […]

All My Success in Life Started with Mom and Dad

“It takes a village to raise a child,” is a well-known quote of African origin (most likely) that became part of the American lexicon in a big way when Hilary Clinton wrote a book with that title in 1996. Because I think it was either mistranslated or misunderstood, I take slight […]

Getting the Word Out About Castle Danger Through the Local Newspaper

I had an enjoyable interview session with reporter Anna Segner from the Owatonna People’s Press about my upcoming Book Launch Celebration. Check it out. Owatonna First-TIme Novelist to Celebrate with Book Launch

My First Online Video Interview as an Author

I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed about my first novel, Castle Danger, by Sandee Hardy-Hagen, host of “Straight Talk” at Owatonnalive.com. Check it out here by clicking the link, then click on the May 24 video. I’m her first interview of the session. Straight Talk Interview Don’t forget, […]

My First Book Signing Event

You are cordially invited to attend a “book launch celebration” for my debut suspense novel, Castle Danger, on Thursday, June 2, 2016, from 4:00-6:00 p.m. The party will take place at The Perfect Day Cakes & Bakery, 324 North Cedar Avenue, Owatonna, MN. Advanced praise for Castle Danger: “Castle Danger is […]

Good news for Kindle, Nook, and other E-reader Owners

I’m pleased to announce that Castle Danger is now available in the five main eBook formats through your favorite eBook retailers. Here are the links to each format: AMAZON: http://www.amazon.com/CASTLE-DANGER-Chris-Norbury-ebook/dp/B01EUNRN4I BARNES & NOBLE: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/book/1123703999?ean=2940158209833 BOOKLOCKER: http://booklocker.com/books/8558.html iTUNES: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/castle-danger/id1108323804 KOBO: https://store.kobobooks.com/en-us/ebook/castle-danger Fugitive Matt Lanier, unjustly accused of a violent crime, has […]

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