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Magical Moments

A MAGICAL MOMENT I’ve been fortunate to experience many wonderful, once-in-a-lifetime magical moments in my life. Many of those have been musical. But most of them happened in a natural setting. Probably the number one place I’ve experienced magical moments is the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW). I’ve been going up there almost yearly …

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Where’s LMBT?

Thanks to my neighbor Lori for sharing this photo after she bought a copy of Little Mountain, Big Trouble. Can you guess where Drury Lane Books is? We’ll play a “Where’s LMBT?” game, but there won’t be any prizes for guessing correctly. Need a hint? It’s somewhere in the USA and next to a large …

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Homeward Bound

Owatonna Events this week I’ll be homeward bound in Owatonna for my next two stops in the Little Mountain, Big Trouble book launch tour. Coming up on Saturday, September 2, I’ll be at Little Professor Book Center on W. Park Square smack in the heart of downtown Owatonna. As a bonus, the Farmers’ Market will …

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LMBT book launch tour back in gear After a week off to visit family in Colorado, I’m back in steamy Minnesota to promote Little Mountain, Big Trouble. Sales are off to a good start and the few reviews that have come in are quite positive. Thanks to those who posted reviews. I appreciate your effort. …

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LMBT book launch tour in full swing I’m entering a busy stretch of events to promote Little Mountain, Big Trouble. In the next ten days, I’ll be doing FIVE events. The first three are local–Owatonna, Northfield, and Hudson, WI. The next two are Up North–the excellent bookstore Beagle & Wolf Books & Bindery in Park …

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AT THE OWATONNA PUBLIC LIBRARY Tonight’s the night! My book launch party for Little Mountain, Big Trouble starts at 6:30. All who attend will have a chance to win a free copy of the new book. I hope dozens of Bigs and Littles can make it too, because this book is about THEM. And, based …


Thank You Owatonna

GEM Days Report Saturday at GEM Days was as perfect a day as could be: not too hot or windy, no rain, the farmers market in full swing, and thousands of folks enjoying the food, music, kids’ activities, and vendors. Thank you, Owatonna for your interest in my latest book. I had an excellent day …

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Update and Weekend events Two+ weeks after publication, Little Mountain, Big Trouble sales are off to a good start! Thanks to all who’ve taken the chance on my foray into the middle-grade adventure genre. I’m now in full-on GO mode for events this summer. The next two are Thursday, July 20–the Riverwalk Market Fair’s Third …



I’ll be at the Hopkins Raspberry Festival Market Fair for some summer fun all day tomorrow from 9 am to 4 pm. My booth will be between 6th & 7th Streets on the south side. This is my first official event selling my new book, Little Mountain, Big Trouble, so come on over and buy …

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Print Copies can be Pre-Ordered

At last! Now the print version of Little Mountain, Big Trouble is ready to go. Thanks for waiting patiently for the book. Print copies can be pre-ordered today. But you won’t receive it until sometime after June 30–the publish date–because the file won’t be in the printer’s system until then. You can order from your local …

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