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

Deep Valley Book Festival Sneak Preview

The Straight River Book Tour is still going strong into the fall with the Deep Valley Book Festival in Mankato MN scheduled for Saturday, October 5, from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm.  Below is the link to a poster showing Continue reading Deep Valley Book Festival Sneak Preview

Next Up: Austin ArtWorks Festival

Straight River Book Tour–Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019 The Austin ArtWorks Festival is a terrific two-day art, book, and music festival in the small yet vibrant town of Austin, Minnesota (headquarters of Hormel and home of the SPAM Museum). I’ll be one Continue reading Next Up: Austin ArtWorks Festival

A Fantastic Weekend

I had a fantastic weekend Up North. First, I stopped at Beagle & Wolf Books and Bindery in the cool, funky town of Park Rapids MN. Even on a Friday afternoon, the store was steadily busy. Most customers were cabin Continue reading A Fantastic Weekend

Straight River Book Tour Hits the Road

Straight River Cover

Going “Up North” The Straight River Book Tour is going Up North to Park Rapids MN and Hackensack MN next weekend. This will be the farthest from home I’ve gone since attending the NAC Art and Book Festival in Hackensack last Continue reading Straight River Book Tour Hits the Road

Downtown Thursdays This Week

To all my Southern Minnesota fans, I’ll be at Downtown Thursdays in Owatonna this Thursday, Aug.1, from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Come downtown on North Cedar and buy a personally signed copy of Straight River and/or Castle Danger. I’ll Continue reading Downtown Thursdays This Week

NAC Art & Book Festival Update

Just a reminder that the NAC Art & Book Festival is coming up on Saturday, Aug. 10, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. It’s held in beautiful (but TINY) downtown Hackensack MN and is going strong after almost a quarter-century! Continue reading NAC Art & Book Festival Update

Washed out in Hopkins

Not surprising, today’s Hopkins Raspberry Festival Marketplace Craft Fair was washed out today thanks to torrential rains thunderstorms and high winds. Unfortunately, I’d already set up my popup canopy tent before the serious weather hit. The wind hit Main Street Continue reading Washed out in Hopkins

Reviews, Reviews, Reviews

For author-publishers like me, it’s all about reviews, reviews, reviews. Next to word-of-mouth advertising, online reviews are the single best marketing tool most authors can use. But we can’t write more than our own review (if we choose to–most don’t). Continue reading Reviews, Reviews, Reviews