UW Writers’ Institute

Straight River Cover

SO YOU THINK WRITERS ARE INTROVERTED RECLUSES? Wrong! We have fun with each other–at least after hours at writing conferences. And yes, alcohol is often involved, but . . . sometimes we just get silly at 1:30 in the afternoon Continue reading UW Writers’ Institute

The Straight River Book Tour Continues

Straight RIver cover

The Straight River Book Tour Continues. The next event to promote my latest novel, Straight River, is the Rosemount Writers Festival and Book Fair. It’s happening this Saturday, March 23, from 10:30-4:30. The event is sponsored by the Rosemount Area Continue reading The Straight River Book Tour Continues

Steele County Times Article

mugging for the photographer for the Steele County Times Article

I want to share this nice Steele County Times article by reporter Chris Baldwin. Chris covered one of my recent book-signings in Owatonna to celebrate the release of Straight River. Award-winning author stops by the town he calls home for Continue reading Steele County Times Article

Straight River Book Launch Activities Start Tomorrow!

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 Schedule for Straight River BOOK LAUNCH WEEK in Owatonna THU, Feb. 28, 2019. Official Book Launch Celebration. 4-6 p.m. at Central Park Coffee, 113 N. Cedar, Owatonna MN SAT, Mar. 2, 2019. 10 am- NOON. Little Professor Book Center, 110 W. Continue reading Straight River Book Launch Activities Start Tomorrow!

CORRECTION on BOOK EVENT SCHEDULE

Please note the corrected time for Sat. March 2–Ten a.m. until NOON.  Thanks.  Event Schedule for Straight River (subject to change and updating) THU, Feb. 28, 2019. Official Book Launch Celebration. 4-6 p.m. at Central Park Coffee, 113 N. Cedar, Continue reading CORRECTION on BOOK EVENT SCHEDULE

Last Chance for a Special New Year’s Day Offer

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To help celebrate finishing my latest book, I’m making a special offer for the New Year to prospective newsletter subscribers. My new novel, Straight River, the PREquel to Castle Danger, is fast approaching publication. One of the benefits I offer Continue reading Last Chance for a Special New Year’s Day Offer

A Major (sort of) Milestone for Straight River

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LIke the cover? I sure do. It signifies that Straight River, the prequel to my award-winning debut novel, Castle Danger, reached a major milestone and is nearing completion. On Wednesday, I celebrated the fact I’d finished MY proofreading of the Continue reading A Major (sort of) Milestone for Straight River

Another Enjoyable Book Club Meeting

Wonderful News Regarding the Minnesota Author Project Awards

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

Little Moments, Big Magic, Super Salesmen

I had a great weekend promoting Castle Danger, but as it turned out, selling books wasn’t nearly the best part of the two events I was at. It was all about Little Moments and Big Magic. Bowl For Kid’s Sake Continue reading Little Moments, Big Magic, Super Salesmen