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

My Favorite Day of the Year

My Favorite Day of the Year is the day I make my annual donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Minnesota. As you probably know, I donate a portion of my novel sales to this fantastic organization. It started Continue reading My Favorite Day of the Year

Another Milestone

It may be just another milestone for some authors, but for me, it’s huge! As of this month, January 2020, I have officially sold more than 1,000 copies of my books to you wonderful readers. I had no expectations that Continue reading Another Milestone

Best Book I Read in 2019

Time for my annual post of great reads for the previous year. Without further ado, here is the post my newsletter subscribers got to read LAST WEEK (hint, hint) entitled: The Best Book I Read in 2019. My 2019 in Continue reading Best Book I Read in 2019

HAPPY NEW YEAR; Sign up to get the First Look at my Fave Book of 2019

I wish you all a Happy New Year and hope 2020 is your best year ever. 2019 was a good year with the release of my second novel, Straight River. I had a ton of fun with my “Straight River Continue reading HAPPY NEW YEAR; Sign up to get the First Look at my Fave Book of 2019

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

Straight River and Castle Danger SALE

Booklocker.com Sale Plus an Event Reminder THIS WEEKEND ONLY, my books, Straight River and Castle Danger, are on sale at Booklocker.com. TWENTY PERCENT OFF! (excluding shipping & handling) Use the checkout code “Gobble2019” and place your order before Midnight on Continue reading Straight River and Castle Danger SALE

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

Awards for STRAIGHT RIVER

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I’m pleased and honored to announce the first of many awards for Straight River. It joins my first book, Castle Danger, as an award winner . . . times two! First, Straight River was selected as a SEMIFINALIST for the Continue reading Awards for STRAIGHT RIVER

Next Up: Dakota County Local Author Fair

Dakota County Local Author Fair The 2019 Straight River Book Tour continues into November with a new event for me: the Dakota County Local Author Fair. Thirty local authors will be present throughout the day to showcase their talent and Continue reading Next Up: Dakota County Local Author Fair