CLUE Book Awards; Review Challenge; Sign up to learn my 2019 Favorite Book

I’m happy to share that the 2019 CLUE Book Awards (a Mystery-Thriller contest sponsored by Chanticleer Book Reviews) has Long Listed Straight River. Still a long way to go to reach the top prize. At least we made it past Continue reading CLUE Book Awards; Review Challenge; Sign up to learn my 2019 Favorite Book

Thank You GSR Fine Art Festival; Review Update; Year-End Stuff

RECAP The GSR Fine Art Festival was first-class all the way. Dozens of outstanding visual artists plus three intrepid authors–Me, Jeffrey Matthews, and Julie Schrader.  I met a lot of nice people, sold some books, and enjoyed the live music Continue reading Thank You GSR Fine Art Festival; Review Update; Year-End Stuff

Straight River and Castle Danger SALE

Booklocker.com Sale Plus an Event Reminder THIS WEEKEND ONLY, my books, Straight River and Castle Danger, are on sale at Booklocker.com. TWENTY PERCENT OFF! (excluding shipping & handling) Use the checkout code “Gobble2019” and place your order before Midnight on Continue reading Straight River and Castle Danger SALE

NEW EVENT; REVIEW CHALLENGE UPDATE

I’m participating in a new event this year, the GSR Fine Art Festival in Mankato MN. Saturday and Sunday, Nov.30 and Dec.1. The event is held in the Banquet Hall at the Mankato Civic Center. 10 am to 6 pm Continue reading NEW EVENT; REVIEW CHALLENGE UPDATE

Calling All Writers and Aspiring Writers

CALLING ALL WRITERS AND ASPIRING WRITERS! Upcoming Event Are you writing a book? Have you published a book? Are you curious about the publishing business in the 21st Century? Then come on down to the Winona Public Library in Winona Continue reading Calling All Writers and Aspiring Writers

Year-End Review Challenge Continues

My Year-End Review Challenge to you is to post 30 NEW reviews/ratings for Straight River before the start of 2020.  THIRTY BEFORE TWENTY! Less than Fifty days left to get thirty new reviews/ratings of Straight River. It doesn’t matter which Continue reading Year-End Review Challenge Continues

YEAR END REVIEW CHALLENGE UPDATE

As of 11/10/2019, Straight River has a total of TWENTY-FOUR (25) ratings and/or reviews. The target is FIFTY-FOUR (54). Please take five minutes to write a review and START POSTING. Be a positive part of this Straight River Year-End Review Continue reading YEAR END REVIEW CHALLENGE UPDATE

Awards for STRAIGHT RIVER

Straight River Cover

I’m pleased and honored to announce the first of many awards for Straight River. It joins my first book, Castle Danger, as an award winner . . . times two! First, Straight River was selected as a SEMIFINALIST for the Continue reading Awards for STRAIGHT RIVER

Year-End Review Challenge

Straight River is selling much better in its first year than Castle Danger did, yet reviews for Straight River are lagging behind the pace set by Castle Danger reviews in year one. Hence, my Year-End Review Challenge. Ten reviews are Continue reading Year-End Review Challenge

Next Up: Dakota County Local Author Fair

Dakota County Local Author Fair The 2019 Straight River Book Tour continues into November with a new event for me: the Dakota County Local Author Fair. Thirty local authors will be present throughout the day to showcase their talent and Continue reading Next Up: Dakota County Local Author Fair