BFKS REMINDER

Join author and Big Brother Chris Norbury at Bocce ball For Kids’ Sake on MON, September 21, and WED-FRI, September 23-25, from 4-7 p.m. each day.  Buy a signed copy of one or all of his books and chat with Continue reading BFKS REMINDER

BFKS Schedule Reduction

Due to a lack of teams signed up, I’ll only be selling books at BFKS on WED, THU, and FRI, September 23-25. There is still time for you to join a team for those dates, or donate to Big Brothers Continue reading BFKS Schedule Reduction

BFKS is BACK!

GREAT NEWS I’m happy to announce that BFKS is back. For those of you who don’t know, BFKS usually stands for “Bowl For Kids’ Sake.” It’s one of the biggest fundraisers for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern MN and Continue reading BFKS is BACK!

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

Another Cancellation; R&R on the North Shore

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Yet another cancellation has hit my book-signing schedule this year. The Deep Valley Book Festival scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 3, has been changed to a virtual event on Oct. 3 & 4. Check my Events & Appearances page for updated Continue reading Another Cancellation; R&R on the North Shore

Marketing During a Pandemic

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With COVID-19 here to stay, marketing during a pandemic is a challenge for all businesses. Authors are no exception. Most of us schedule numerous book signings and book fairs during the year. These events are where we get to meet Continue reading Marketing During a Pandemic

Authors Are Small Businesses Too

A Reluctant comment about Covid-19 Pointing up the fact that authors are small businesses too, and equally affected by the sudden collapse of economic activity due to fears of contagion, pandemics, and the like, I’ve been affected by cancellations of Continue reading Authors Are Small Businesses Too

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

Calling All Writers and Aspiring Writers

CALLING ALL WRITERS AND ASPIRING WRITERS! Upcoming Event Are you writing a book? Have you published a book? Are you curious about the publishing business in the 21st Century? Then come on down to the Winona Public Library in Winona Continue reading Calling All Writers and Aspiring Writers