BBBS Summer Fun

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Being a Big Brother or Sister in Minnesota is all about BBBS summer fun. Even with pandemic restrictions, Bigs do the best we can to connect with our Littles. Fortunately, outdoor activities have leaped to the forefront of match activity Continue reading BBBS Summer Fun

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

One Step Closer to an Award

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One Step Closer to an Award This week I received an email from Chanticleer Book Reviews telling me that STRAIGHT RIVER is a FINALIST for their 2019 CLUE Book Awards for Suspense & Thriller Fiction. So I’m one step closer Continue reading One Step Closer to an Award

Updated Summer Reads 2020

Cover of Cooked to Death, Vol.V

Updated Summer Reads 2020–Almost forgot my newest publication In my previous post, “Summer Reads 2020,” I forgot to mention and provide a link to my new book (technically a short story in a new anthology), Cooked to Death, Vol. V: Continue reading Updated Summer Reads 2020

SUMMER READS 2020

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer. Therefore, here are a few books I think will make great summer reads. Read them on your downtime or on vacation. In addition, read them just sitting in a lounge chair on Continue reading SUMMER READS 2020

Do Something Positive During the Pandemic

Do you feel the urge to do something positive during the pandemic but don’t know what to do? Maybe you’re in a high-risk group (age, pre-existing condition, poor general health). But you feel great now and want to help those Continue reading Do Something Positive During the Pandemic

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

A SHORT STORY FOR MY BIBLIOGRAPHY

SURPRISE, SURPRISE While I’ve been diligently writing the sequel to¬†Castle Danger¬†(eagerly awaited by many fans I speak to around town), I’m also thrilled to announce that a short story I wrote in late 2019 has been published in a brand Continue reading A SHORT STORY FOR MY BIBLIOGRAPHY