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

New Virtual Event; Another Postponement

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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

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

Best Book I Read in 2019

Time for my annual post of great reads for the previous year. Without further ado, here is the post my newsletter subscribers got to read LAST WEEK (hint, hint) entitled: The Best Book I Read in 2019. My 2019 in Continue reading Best Book I Read in 2019

HAPPY NEW YEAR; Sign up to get the First Look at my Fave Book of 2019

I wish you all a Happy New Year and hope 2020 is your best year ever. 2019 was a good year with the release of my second novel, Straight River. I had a ton of fun with my “Straight River Continue reading HAPPY NEW YEAR; Sign up to get the First Look at my Fave Book of 2019

Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, Still Time to Post an Online Review

For my final post of 2019, Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and happy holidays to everyone. Let’s all strive for a more peaceful world in 2020. My Year-End Review Challenge to you is to post 30 NEW reviews/ratings for Straight Continue reading Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, Still Time to Post an Online Review

CLUE Book Awards; Review Challenge; Sign up to learn my 2019 Favorite Book

I’m happy to share that the 2019 CLUE Book Awards (a Mystery-Thriller contest sponsored by Chanticleer Book Reviews) has Long Listed Straight River. Still a long way to go to reach the top prize. At least we made it past Continue reading CLUE Book Awards; Review Challenge; Sign up to learn my 2019 Favorite Book

Thank You GSR Fine Art Festival; Review Update; Year-End Stuff

RECAP The GSR Fine Art Festival was first-class all the way. Dozens of outstanding visual artists plus three intrepid authors–Me, Jeffrey Matthews, and Julie Schrader.  I met a lot of nice people, sold some books, and enjoyed the live music Continue reading Thank You GSR Fine Art Festival; Review Update; Year-End Stuff

NEW EVENT; REVIEW CHALLENGE UPDATE

I’m participating in a new event this year, the GSR Fine Art Festival in Mankato MN. Saturday and Sunday, Nov.30 and Dec.1. The event is held in the Banquet Hall at the Mankato Civic Center. 10 am to 6 pm Continue reading NEW EVENT; REVIEW CHALLENGE UPDATE