HOLIDAY BOOK SALE NOW THROUGH JANUARY 1, 2021

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A RARE EVENT Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday are history, so it’s time for a special holiday book sale. Time to find unique gifts that are rarely found in big box stores or online mega-retailers. To that Continue reading HOLIDAY BOOK SALE NOW THROUGH JANUARY 1, 2021

EVENT CHANGE

The GSR Fine Art Festival scheduled for Nov. 28-29, 2020, has changed to a VIRTUAL EVENT only. For this year, it will be called ShopART and will allow anyone to browse the artists (and book authors like me!), then purchase Continue reading EVENT CHANGE

NEW EVENT ADDED IN NOVEMBER

Despite the ravages and restrictions caused by COVID-19, there are some bright spots for authors these days. Specifically, a new event added in November. I’ll be speaking to readers and fans at the Wells MN public library on Tuesday, Nov. Continue reading NEW EVENT ADDED IN NOVEMBER

Virtual Deep Valley Book Festival

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Please join me and dozens of MN authors for the Virtual Deep Valley Book Festival. WHEN: SAT., OCT. 3, 9:45 AM- 8:00 PM SUN, OCT. 4, 10:45 AM- 5:00 PM WHERE: FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR OWN HOME VIA YOUR Continue reading Virtual Deep Valley Book Festival

Last-Minute Appearance

My neighbor, Gwen, and two of her friends organized an event called the NorthEnd Market in our neighborhood. The event features a dozen or so craftspeople who will be selling their wares in what she calls “A Parade of Sales.” Continue reading Last-Minute Appearance

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

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

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