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August 27th Reading at Minnesota Wildlife Refuge

August 27th Reading at Minnesota Wildlife Refuge

I will be participating in the Cracked Walnut 2017 Lit Fest on Sunday, August 27th at the Minnesota Wildlife Refuge at 2pm. The address is 3815 American Blvd E, Bloomington, MN 55425. The theme for the afternoon is “Sanctuary” and several authors are participating.  Jeanne Lutz is hosting and the authors reading are: Heidi Czerwiec James Kendall Sarah Hayes Jonathan Proctor Mary Jo … Continue reading

A Very Merry Unbirthday!

Twenty months, and one day – old. Or young! Many Ways to See the Sun was published November 30, 2015, but there are still many adventures ahead! The latest adventure is with Amazon, Etsy, and Goodreads… My book has been on Amazon through my distributor, Itasca Books, but I am in the process of switching … Continue reading

We are all scientist, dear readers!

According to librarians, I’m like Albert Einstein. Last November I participated in a local author event at the the Rum River Library in Anoka, MN. My book has been available at the Anoka County Library since then. I recently looked up my book on the online catalog and was surprised to find that it is … Continue reading

TV Interview

Check out some cool authors and their hot books! Librarian Elizabeth Ripley hosts Beyond the Book, a show featuring local authors on QCTV (Quad Cities Community Television). In the latest show, she interviews four intriguing local authors, including ME! It is a half hour program and I am featured at about 21 minutes. Hope you … Continue reading

Upcoming Events

Hello and happy fall! I have a few events coming up that I’d like to share with you. On Saturday, November 5, 2016, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., I will be participating in the Anoka County Library Local Author Fair. On Monday, January 30, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. I will be sharing my imagination presentation … Continue reading

Nature Workbook for Kids

I’m working on a nature workbook for kids. It has stories and activities from Many Ways to See the Sun along with some of the illustrations to color and other ideas for children to engage in nature. It is in draft form and is free to download. Here are directions for printing and ideas for binding the workbook: Download MWTSTS … Continue reading

Summer Events 2016

I’m sharing my book this summer at these upcoming events. It’s a bit of a checkerboard of locations, but if you happening to be in any of these places at these times, I would love to see you there. 🙂 Beagle and Hound Books and Bindery presents Author Fest Saturday, June 18, 2016, 11 am … Continue reading

Book Promotion

Did you know that most authors are the makers of their books popularity? Self-published authors and authors under the wing of a publisher are all responsible for marketing their books. There are distribution services, but to get a book in front of people takes promotion. So I turn to you. Would you be willing to help … Continue reading

Book Dates

Many Ways to See the Sun is now at the printer and will be ready by November 23!  The ebook is also in process with a release date of December 10. A book release party will be in Minneapolis at Lake Hiawatha Park on December 13 from 4-6. Along with the book, over the next year, … Continue reading

Interior Book Design Complete

I’m learning just how many steps there are in creating a book: writing, illustration, editing, design, printing, distribution, promotion, added extensions, and the mystery of the future – plus all the details of details in between! For now, the interior of the book is complete. If you’d like, take a preview peak at one section … Continue reading