Castle Danger by Chris Norbury

Manuscript has been Submitted!

Another milestone. I submitted the manuscript of Straight River to my publisher, Booklocker.com, a few hours ago! WHEW! Next step is to get the final details for the cover, then send those to my cover designer, authorize the galley proof, and get it out to all of you who have been waiting so-o-o-o-o-o patiently for …

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Another Enjoyable Book Club Meeting

Thanks to Kathy F. for inviting me to meet with her book club the other day to discuss Castle Danger, authors, and writing in general. I’m always amazed (or lucky!) that every book club I’ve met with is filled with bright, inquisitive people who love to read and enjoy discussing the books they’ve read. They …

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Hey, Twin Cities. Meet me in Hopkins

Hey Twin Cities, meet me in Hopkins on Saturday, May 19, on Main Street between 6th and 12th from 9 am- 4 pm. I’ll be selling and signing copies of Castle Danger and I’d love to meet you. https://www.facebook.com/events/171056357062094/

Independent Bookstore Day

Independent Bookstore Day– Woohoo! On Saturday, April 28, I put my money where my mouth is and patronized my local independent bookseller in honor of Independent Bookstore Day. I found one MN author whom I’ve never read who has published several books and won some awards–Tim Jollymore. In addition, John Meixner, the owner of Little …

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I am now an Author-Publisher

Had a great time at UW–Madison’s Writers’ Institute last weekend. Great speakers, good networking, lots of new ideas and information. One term I picked up and will use going forward describes most accurately what I am. I am an “Author-Publisher.” The term “self-published” is inaccurate unless one does all the jobs needed to publish a …

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The Best Books I Read in 2016

(Crossposted from a Neo-Renaissance Writer) THE FINALISTS Dark PlacesĀ  by Gillian Flynn Gillian Flynn is a seriously talented writer, if only for the fact she can write totally unlikable protagonists and still compel you to finish the book. I applaud her decision to feature atypical female protagonists who aren’t pure, good-hearted, and virtuous. They certainly …

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