Year-End Review Challenge Continues

My Year-End Review Challenge to you is to post 30 NEW reviews/ratings for Straight River before the start of 2020.  THIRTY BEFORE TWENTY! Less than Fifty days left to get thirty new reviews/ratings of Straight River. It doesn’t matter which Continue reading Year-End Review Challenge Continues

YEAR END REVIEW CHALLENGE UPDATE

As of 11/10/2019, Straight River has a total of TWENTY-FOUR (25) ratings and/or reviews. The target is FIFTY-FOUR (54). Please take five minutes to write a review and START POSTING. Be a positive part of this Straight River Year-End Review Continue reading YEAR END REVIEW CHALLENGE UPDATE

Year-End Review Challenge

Straight River is selling much better in its first year than Castle Danger did, yet reviews for Straight River are lagging behind the pace set by Castle Danger reviews in year one. Hence, my Year-End Review Challenge. Ten reviews are Continue reading Year-End Review Challenge

Reviews, Reviews, Reviews

For author-publishers like me, it’s all about reviews, reviews, reviews. Next to word-of-mouth advertising, online reviews are the single best marketing tool most authors can use. But we can’t write more than our own review (if we choose to–most don’t). Continue reading Reviews, Reviews, Reviews

Buffalo Books & Coffee Coming Up Next

Summer beach reads

The Straight River Book Tour chugs ahead with its next stop slated for Buffalo Books & Coffee in beautiful downtown Buffalo MN. One week from today–Saturday, June 15, from 10:00 am until Noon. I’m excited to add a new bookstore Continue reading Buffalo Books & Coffee Coming Up Next

Summer Reads for 2019

Summer beach reads

Everyone seems to love lists of Summer Reads. You know, books to read books at the beach or the cabin or the mountain campsite during summer vacation. Books that are fun, easy-reading, non-academic. Books that don’t require dozens of hours Continue reading Summer Reads for 2019

Reviews Reviews Reviews

Straight River Cover

I’m feeling the love at recent book signings (excellent sales in my opinion), but the online reviews, reviews, REVIEWS for Straight River are lagging the pace of those for Castle Danger at a similar point after each book launch. I’m Continue reading Reviews Reviews Reviews

Still Time to meet me at Fair Trade Books

Straight River Cover

Last reminder: I’ll be selling and signing copies of my new book, Straight River, at Fair Trade Books in Red Wing today from 11-2. It’s a great day for a drive to buy a new book and browse a terrific Continue reading Still Time to meet me at Fair Trade Books

Next Stop–Fair Trade Books in Red Wing

Fair Trade Books in Red Wing MN

Hey, gang, I’m excited to return to a great independent bookstore, Fair Trade Books in Red Wing. The owners, Rick and Zoe, represent the epitome of friendly, helpful customer service. Click on the link below to check out their store Continue reading Next Stop–Fair Trade Books in Red Wing

Rosemount Book Fair

Straight River Cover

Yesterday’s Book Fair as part of the Rosemount Writers’ Festival made for a long day. It was fun despite the gorgeous March weather keeping the foot traffic on the low side. No matter how many books I sell at a Continue reading Rosemount Book Fair