And the Winner Is:

DANGEROUS STRAITS Thanks to all who voted in last month’s opinion survey regarding the new title. The large number of responses (nearly 50) really helped me decide. Some of you may be disappointed that your favorite wasn’t the winner. I Continue reading And the Winner Is:

New Event in September

I just added a new event in September, the Garden Spot Market Annual Author Event in Brownsdale MN ( northeast of Austin MN). It’s an outdoor farmer’s market (weather permitting–otherwise indoors). The regular vendors include those selling fresh produce and Continue reading New Event in September

Decision Time For a Book Title

DECISION TIME FOR A BOOK TITLE Greetings, loyal fans, and readers. It’s decision time for a book title for my next book and I’d love to get input from you. Below is the link to a survey with ten (10) possible book Continue reading Decision Time For a Book Title

Busy August

As usual, I’ll have a busy August with several book events plus two golf tournaments and a visit with friends up in NW Minnesota. I hope to see you at one of these upcoming events. Book Events THU, August 5, Continue reading Busy August

Thanks for FIFTY Book Reviews

A NICE MILESTONE While checking my Goodreads.com Author Page this week I discovered I just received my 50th review of my two novels, Straight River (26 reviews) and Castle Danger (24 reviews). Thanks for FIFTY book reviews, everyone! Hitting fifty Continue reading Thanks for FIFTY Book Reviews

Thank You, Hopkins MN

Hopkins Raspberry Festival Marketplace Fair   So great to see thousands of people enjoying a perfect summer day. The Raspberry Festival is one of the great community celebrations in Minnesota. All I can say is, “Thank You, Hopkins MN for Continue reading Thank You, Hopkins MN

A Fun Weekend; A Busy Week Ahead with Book Events

Fun Weekend As many of you know, I’m passionate about golf. “Addicted” may be a better term. And I love to compete. My favorite tournament of the year is a two-man team match play event (45 holes played over two Continue reading A Fun Weekend; A Busy Week Ahead with Book Events

Anniversaries and Upcoming Events

My wife and I had a pleasant mid-week stay in Marquette, Michigan to celebrate our 43rd wedding anniversary on June 17. Marquette’s a college town (Northern Michigan University) with a lively downtown, a beautiful and historic waterfront, lots of parks Continue reading Anniversaries and Upcoming Events

New Events; Bonus Material for Newsletter Subscribers

New Events The new events are June 30, July 17, and Nov. 27-28. Go to my Events and Appearances page for details. BONUS MATERIAL FOR NEWSLETTER SUBSCRIBERS Ever wonder what it would be like to take a canoe trip in Continue reading New Events; Bonus Material for Newsletter Subscribers

Welcome Summer and Live Book Events

Memorial Day traditionally marks the start of Summer. For me as an author, I welcome Summer with LIVE book events. FIRST UP Thursday, June 3, 5 pm-8 pm. Downtown Thursday, North Cedar Avenue, Owatonna MN. Also happening on Thursday, July Continue reading Welcome Summer and Live Book Events