A New Record

Rustic Mamas’ Market Recap I’m thrilled to announce I set a new record for book sales in one day at an in-person event on Saturday at the Rustic Mamas’ Market. The number isn’t important (and it would be embarrassing for Continue reading A New Record

Another Milestone

THANKS TO ALL MY CUSTOMERS I blew through another milestone in my book sales this past Saturday at the Hopkins Raspberry Festival Marketplace Craft Fair. I’ve now sold 2,000 copies of my books!  😛 Thanks to each and every one Continue reading Another Milestone

Upcoming Events

Dangerous Straits print cover

After a week off, I’m back on the Dangerous Straits book launch tour with the following upcoming events: Bookstube at the Bierstube Normally an in-person event at the Bierstube in Hastings MN, the pandemic has forced this into a virtual Continue reading Upcoming Events

Week 6 of the Dangerous Straits Book Tour

WEEK 6 After a successful event at the fabulous Once Upon a Crime Bookstore in Minneapolis, Week 6 of the Dangerous Straits Book Tour is back home in Owatonna at the Owatonna Public Library. I’ll be doing a new and Continue reading Week 6 of the Dangerous Straits Book Tour

Putting My Money Where My Mouth Is

AKA: Walking the Walk I have a long association with a fantastic local charity–Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Minnesota. And I’m putting my money where my mouth is when I say I make annual donations to them based on Continue reading Putting My Money Where My Mouth Is

Busy August

As usual, I’ll have a busy August with several book events plus two golf tournaments and a visit with friends up in NW Minnesota. I hope to see you at one of these upcoming events. Book Events THU, August 5, Continue reading Busy August

While This Author’s Away, the Beta Readers Will Fillet . . . My Manuscript

While the author’s away, my loyal beta readers are well into critiquing my “polished first draft” of the sequel to Castle Danger (working title: Book Three). While they do their thing, I’m doing what smart (?) authors do–taking a break Continue reading While This Author’s Away, the Beta Readers Will Fillet . . . My Manuscript

Dog Days of Winter?

DVBF book festival 2021

Not much going on so far in 2021 (personally, that is). Feels like the Dog Days of Winter, sort of like the Dog Days of Summer, except really cold. Finally broke through that two-weekPolar Vortex and returned to normal temperatures–25 Continue reading Dog Days of Winter?


Join author and Big Brother Chris Norbury at Bocce ball For Kids’ Sake on MON, September 21, and WED-FRI, September 23-25, from 4-7 p.m. each day.  Buy a signed copy of one or all of his books and chat with Continue reading BFKS REMINDER

BFKS Schedule Reduction

Due to a lack of teams signed up, I’ll only be selling books at BFKS on WED, THU, and FRI, September 23-25. There is still time for you to join a team for those dates, or donate to Big Brothers Continue reading BFKS Schedule Reduction