Mainstreet Day Recap

Mainstreet Day Hopkins

Saturday was a chilly day in Hopkins for the Mainstreet Day Arts & Crafts Fair. Nothing unusual for Minnesota. Some years we get snow in May! But my book sales were as brisk as the weather. Thankfully the wind wasn’t Continue reading Mainstreet Day Recap

Outdoor Bookselling Season

Tomorrow (Saturday, May 21) marks the start of my so-called Outdoor Bookselling Season. I’ll be at the Hopkins Mainstreet Day Arts & Craft Fair from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm selling all my books. It’s a fun event that brings Continue reading Outdoor Bookselling Season

Odds and Ends

Dangerous Straits cover

The Dangerous Straits book launch tour is taking a break for ten days, so here are some odds and ends that are relevant to my books. A NEW website to share for book lovers It’s called Shepherd.com and it showcases Continue reading Odds and Ends

The Week Ahead

The week ahead for the Dangerous Straits book launch tour will be relatively quiet until Saturday. That should be an exciting day. I’m signed up for a new book-selling opportunity in Owatonna called the Rustic Mamas’ Market. The good news Continue reading The Week Ahead

Upcoming Events

Dangerous Straits print cover

After a week off, I’m back on the Dangerous Straits book launch tour with the following upcoming events: Bookstube at the Bierstube Normally an in-person event at the Bierstube in Hastings MN, the pandemic has forced this into a virtual Continue reading Upcoming Events

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

I’m finally getting a short break from the Dangerous Straits book launch tour, so today’s post is just odds and ends of the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. The Good Thanks to my friend and HS classmate Debi for Continue reading The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Asking a favor

Dangerous Straits cover

Can I ask you a favor? Sales for Dangerous Straits are off to a good start in the first two months. The majority of the people I talk to who have read it say they liked it a lot! BUT Continue reading Asking a favor

Week 6 of the Dangerous Straits Book Tour

WEEK 6 After a successful event at the fabulous Once Upon a Crime Bookstore in Minneapolis, Week 6 of the Dangerous Straits Book Tour is back home in Owatonna at the Owatonna Public Library. I’ll be doing a new and Continue reading Week 6 of the Dangerous Straits Book Tour

Event Reminder

Dangerous Straits cover

Just an event reminder for tomorrow and the next few weeks Next event: Once Upon a Crime Books in Minneapolis Perhaps the funkiest crime/mystery/thriller bookstore you’ll ever visit. Subterranean, small, tightly packed shelves, and books are displayed literally floor to Continue reading Event Reminder

First Jury Duty, then Once Upon a Crime Bookstore

All 4 book covers 2022

My week ahead After a pleasant and successful visit to Fair Trade Books in Red Wing on Saturday, the coming week will be different. Thanks to all the new customers and old friends who stopped by to say “hi” and Continue reading First Jury Duty, then Once Upon a Crime Bookstore