Meet Me at the Hopkins Raspberry Festival

I’ve got an all-day booth at the world-famous Hopkins, MN Raspberry Festival. The festival’s Marketplace Fair will happen on Saturday, July 20, from 9:00 to 4:00 pm. I’ll have a booth on the south side of Main Street between 6th Continue reading Meet Me at the Hopkins Raspberry Festival

The Physical Cornerstone of a Neo-Renaissance Life

Everyone knows the United States suffers from an obesity problem.  The media bombards us with wonder diets, exercise plans, weight-loss pills, plastic surgery options like liposuction, major surgery options like gastric bypasses, and/or psychological counseling to get at the root Continue reading The Physical Cornerstone of a Neo-Renaissance Life

The Four Cornerstones of a Neo Renaissance Life

We all strive for some sort of balance in our lives, but do we ever find time in our busy days to think about what sort of balance we need or want? Most people would say they want a balance Continue reading The Four Cornerstones of a Neo Renaissance Life

New Beginnings

Today is my first official post as “A Neo-Renaissance Writer.” You may wonder why I changed my blog’s title. Here are a few reasons: The  protagonists of my fiction writing will be Renaissance people (or polymaths)–characters who have a broad array Continue reading New Beginnings

A New Direction for this Blog

After attending the Tucson Festival of Books last month, one of the biggest nuggets of information I gleaned from the various workshops was Kristin Lamb’s idea that authors of fiction shouldn’t blog about how to write fiction. Particularly if they Continue reading A New Direction for this Blog