What is it Like to be a Writer?

Many avid readers seem to think that, or want to believe the myth that writers are a mysterious bunch with a unique talent that allows them to conjure lucid, complex, entertaining, thought-provoking, or just plain beautiful stories from mere thoughts Continue reading What is it Like to be a Writer?

Another Successful Book Signing

Owatonna has great community spirit and the residents support each other in countless ways, most of them charitable. But we also appreciate having a vibrant local economy. The dozens of locally owned restaurants, coffee shops, florists, gift shops, photography studios, Continue reading Another Successful Book Signing

My First Online Video Interview as an Author

Old and new covers for Castle Danger

I recently had the pleasure of doing my first online video interview as an author.  I talked about my first novel, Castle Danger, with Sandee Hardy-Hagen, host of “Straight Talk” at Owatonnalive.com. Check it out here by clicking the link, Continue reading My First Online Video Interview as an Author

Celebrating Milestones

Hello, loyal followers, When I started this blog six (!) years ago, I did so because all the writing experts at the time claimed that having a blog was necessary for writing success. The world of platform-building was largely unexplored Continue reading Celebrating Milestones

Castle Danger goes “Live.”

Great news, suspense/thriller fans. My first novel, Castle Danger, is now available in print. Purchase Castle Danger at BookLocker.com, Amazon.com, Barnesandnoble.com, or order from your favorite independent bookstore.