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

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

Another Successful Book Signing

Rosemount Country Faire My book signing event at the Rosemount Country Faire last Saturday was fun and successful. I’m starting to get to know a few other authors who frequent these events, and the staff and volunteers of the Rosemount Area Continue reading Another Successful Book Signing

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.

Upcoming Book-signing Event

Twenty-third Annual Northwoods Art & Book Festival (Click on or tap headline to view poster) I’ll be meeting and greeting readers and fans as well as selling and signing copies of my debut novel, Castle Danger. Dozens of authors in Continue reading Upcoming Book-signing Event

A Wonderful Event at Fair Trade Books

my kind of bookstore Doesn’t the façade of Fair Trade Books in Red Wing, MN look inviting? I got a good vibe as soon as I saw Reveler, the bookdog, “standing guard” at the entrance. Then I walked inside, heard great jazz (1950s Continue reading A Wonderful Event at Fair Trade Books

Announcement: eBook Version of Castle Danger soon available through Overdrive

Great news, library buffs. Castle Danger will soon be available at your local library in eBook format through Overdrive . . . assuming enough people request a copy and the library purchases one or more for your library system. So start requesting Continue reading Announcement: eBook Version of Castle Danger soon available through Overdrive

Book Signing at Fair Trade Books in Red Wing, MN

Hi, Everyone, I’m pleased to announce I’ll be appearing at Fair Trade Books in Red Wing on Saturday, July 7, from 11-2. I’ll be meeting and greeting book lovers and indie bookstore lovers as well as signing copies of my Continue reading Book Signing at Fair Trade Books in Red Wing, MN

Another Enjoyable Book Club Meeting

Thanks to Kathy F. for inviting me to meet with her book club the other day to discuss Castle Danger, authors, and writing in general. I’m always amazed (or lucky!) that every book club I’ve met with is filled with Continue reading Another Enjoyable Book Club Meeting