THE BEST BOOKS I READ IN 2018

My 2018 Goodreads Reading Challenge “Best Books I Read in 2018” copied from my blog, A Neo-Renaissance Writer

Last Chance for a Special New Year’s Day Offer

Deciding on a cover is also a major milestone

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 Last Chance for a Special New Year’s Day Offer

Special Offer for the New Year

Deciding on a cover is also a major milestone

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

Check Out the NEW PAGE on my Website

Deciding on a cover is also a major milestone

Just went live with the book page for Straight River. Have a look and tell me what you think. Also, it’s never too late to start requesting the book from your favorite independent bookstore and your local library. (Although at Continue reading Check Out the NEW PAGE on my Website

A Major (sort of) Milestone for Straight River

Deciding on a cover is also a major milestone

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

Final Book Event of the Season

My final book event of the season looks to be lots of fun. An interesting mix of authors from southern Minnesota will be reading from their latest work. Then, we’ll all be selling and signing copies, and chatting with readers and Continue reading Final Book Event of the Season

Wonderful News Regarding the Minnesota Author Project Awards

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

Meet Me at the Rosemount Country Faire

 and Rosemount Country Faire–Saturday, September 15, 10-4 I’m looking forward to a fun event at an excellent venue on Saturday. The Rosemount Country Faire is a gathering of authors, artists, food vendors, and entertainment. The weather forecast is ideal, so Continue reading Meet Me at the Rosemount Country Faire

A Book Festival Worth the Drive

Recently, I was pleased to participate in a wonderful small-town book festival in Hackensack, MN. It’s amazing that a community of this size (about 300 people), which is way-y-y up in north-central Minnesota between Brainerd and Bemidji, can pull off Continue reading A Book Festival Worth the Drive

Upcoming Event

If you’re up in the Branierd-Bemidji lakes area this weekend, take a trip to the Northwoods Art & Book Festival. I’ll be there selling and signing copies of my novel, Castle Danger. A great lineup of authors and artists is augmented by delicious food, toe-tapping music, kids’ activities, and fun for everyone. See you there.