Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern MN

Bowl For Kids’ Sake

Big Fun Next Weekend One of my favorite stops for promoting my books is at the Bowl For Kids’ Sake fundraiser hosted by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern MN. It’s very relaxed and fun and noisy. Watching the Littles and Bigs bowl is a blast. It’s also heartening to see so many businesses and …

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2023 Rosemount Writers Fest Poster

One Week From Today

“BOOK-BUYING SEASON” STARTS ONE WEEK FROM TODAY! DON’T MISS the¬†Rosemount Writers’ Festival and Book Fair at the Steeple Center in lovely downtown Rosemount MN. When? Saturday, March 18, from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. More than three dozen authors from many genres will sell and sign books from 10-4. Keynote speaker Brian Lutterman (one of …

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2023 Rosemount Writers Fest Poster

Let the Bookselling Season Begin

My Winter Hiatus is Over After a restful three months away from live author events, I’m gearing up for the 2023 bookselling season. My first event? The Rosemount Writers’ Festival and Book Fair at the Steeple Center in lovely downtown Rosemount MN. When? Saturday, March 18, from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. More than three …

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My Second Favorite Day of the Year

Donation Time My second favorite day of the year is the day I present a check to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Minnesota for all the money I generated through my book sales in the previous calendar year. I’m proud to say I blew my old annual donation record out of the water! And …

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Dangerous Straits ebook cover

Recognition for Dangerous Straits

Chanticleer International Book Awards (CIBA) I’m pleased to announce the next level of recognition for Dangerous Straits. The CIBA Clue Book Awards for Suspense/Thrillers recently announced their 2022 Short List and Dangerous Straits made the cut! ūüôā¬† There’s still a long way to go–semifinalists, finalists, winner–but DS made it to the second stage. Little Mountain, …

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FINAL EVENT OF THE YEAR (?)

It’s a Big One My final live event of the year for the “Dangerous Straits Book Launch Tour” happens in less than two weeks. It’s the GSR Fine Art Festival in Mankato, MN, on Saturday and Sunday, November 26-27, at the Mankato Civic Center. I’ve enjoyed this event twice before because it’s so well run …

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Blooming Prairie Library Book Club

Reminder I’m pleased to finally be able to meet with Blooming Prairie Library Book Club tomorrow night (Tuesday). For years I’ve wanted to travel the 20 miles from home to appear there because readers down there have been so supportive of my work. I’m pleased to have finally worked it into my schedule. ¬†We’ll discuss …

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A New Record

Rustic Mamas’ Market Recap I’m thrilled to announce I set a new record for book sales in one day at an in-person event on Saturday at the Rustic Mamas’ Market. The number isn’t important (and it would be embarrassing for bestselling authors), but local readers’ interest in my books and their enjoyment of them is …

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Reminder

Just a reminder about this weekend’s events and a few others down the road. Upcoming Events FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.¬†Beagle and Wolf Books & Bindery, Park Rapids MN. SATURDAY, AUGUST 13, 9 am – 3 pm. Northwoods Art & Book Festival.¬†Hackensack MN THURSDAY, AUGUST 25, 7:00 PM. Private book club, Owatonna …

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On The Road Again

I’ll be on the road again next weekend for two of my favorite events. First, I’ll be selling and signing books at the wonderfully charming Beagle & Wolf Books & Bindery in Park Rapids, MN on Friday, Aug. 12, from 1 pm to 3 pm. To make it even more festive, I’ll be joined by …

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