BFKS is BACK!

GREAT NEWS I’m happy to announce that BFKS is back. For those of you who don’t know, BFKS usually stands for “Bowl For Kids’ Sake.” It’s one of the biggest fundraisers for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern MN and Continue reading BFKS is BACK!

Radio Interview with Rex Owens

My radio interview with Rex Owens of 103.5 FM The SUN in Sun Prairie, WI, is now available to all newsletter subscribers. IF YOU AREN’T A NEWSLETTER SUBSCRIBER, YOU SHOULD BE! IT’S EASY. SIMPLY FILL OUT THE NEWSLETTER SIGN-UP FORM Continue reading Radio Interview with Rex Owens

A Pleasant Surprise (and some free publicity)

I received a pleasant surprise when an author colleague sent me this link to a well-known MN blogger. Finally, well into COVID-19, I go to the library

LIVE Radio Interview This Morning

LIVE Radio Interview on 103.5 FM, The Sun Radio Don’t forget I’ll be interviewed by Rex Owen on his radio show at 10:00 a.m. today, Monday Aug.3. You can Livestream the broadcast if you aren’t in the broadcast area (southern Continue reading LIVE Radio Interview This Morning

BBBS Summer Fun

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Being a Big Brother or Sister in Minnesota is all about BBBS summer fun. Even with pandemic restrictions, Bigs do the best we can to connect with our Littles. Fortunately, outdoor activities have leaped to the forefront of match activity Continue reading BBBS Summer Fun

New Virtual Event; Another Postponement

CSN Press website

NEW VIRTUAL EVENT I’m pleased to announce I’ve been invited to participate in the Midstream Reading Series on Sept. 10. I’ll join three other Minnesota authors to read selections from our works. Many speakers in the past have been poets. Continue reading New Virtual Event; Another Postponement

Another Cancellation; R&R on the North Shore

sign on a backroad along North Shore of MN

Yet another cancellation has hit my book-signing schedule this year. The Deep Valley Book Festival scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 3, has been changed to a virtual event on Oct. 3 & 4. Check my Events & Appearances page for updated Continue reading Another Cancellation; R&R on the North Shore

One Step Closer to an Award

CLUE Finalist badge

One Step Closer to an Award This week I received an email from Chanticleer Book Reviews telling me that STRAIGHT RIVER is a FINALIST for their 2019 CLUE Book Awards for Suspense & Thriller Fiction. So I’m one step closer Continue reading One Step Closer to an Award

Updated Summer Reads 2020

Cover of Cooked to Death, Vol.V

Updated Summer Reads 2020–Almost forgot my newest publication In my previous post, “Summer Reads 2020,” I forgot to mention and provide a link to my new book (technically a short story in a new anthology), Cooked to Death, Vol. V: Continue reading Updated Summer Reads 2020

SUMMER READS 2020

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer. Therefore, here are a few books I think will make great summer reads. Read them on your downtime or on vacation. In addition, read them just sitting in a lounge chair on Continue reading SUMMER READS 2020