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

Welcome to the World Straight River 

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 

Special Offer for the New Year

Check Out the NEW PAGE on my Website

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!

Still not a Dream–Part 2

Always cool to see yourself listed in a major writing magazine for winning an award. A total of forty-four books either won their category or received an honorable mention. More than 2,300 books were entered in the contest. A small Continue reading Still not a Dream–Part 2

NEW FEATURES- CASTLE DANGER EXTRAS

(Reposted from my website chrisnorbury.com) Posted on March 14, 2017 by CNWriter   Just made available to visitors! Check out the Castle Danger Extras page.These are features originally offered only to email newsletter subscribers. To receive future exclusive perks, be sure Continue reading NEW FEATURES- CASTLE DANGER EXTRAS

Results of the Goodreads.com Giveaway of Castle Danger

The Goodreads.com Giveaway is over and I am very pleased with the response. One thousand three hundred thirty-three (1,133) book lovers entered for a chance to win one of five (5) signed copies of Castle Danger. Wow! I would have Continue reading Results of the Goodreads.com Giveaway of Castle Danger

Walking the Walk as a “Full-Time” Big Brother

I’m pleased and excited to announce that I “upgraded” my Big Brother status from a school site mentor (a Big who meets with his little once a week but only at school) to a community-based match. This means Ethan and Continue reading Walking the Walk as a “Full-Time” Big Brother

Celebrating Milestones

Hello, loyal followers, When I started this blog six (!) years ago, I did so because all the writing experts at the time claimed that having a blog was necessary for writing success. The world of platform-building was largely unexplored Continue reading Celebrating Milestones