Remembering Jack Brooks

My brother-in-law Jack died this past Monday. I woke up one of the mornings this past week, needing to write about him. So here’s what spilled out on the page early that morning. Jack Brooks was taken from us far too early. It isn’t fair. It isn’t fair that Kevin and...

We made the paper!

We made the paper!

The MOVIE!  We made the paper: Today! After all this time, and all this work, Chasing AllieCat the movie will show...

Chasing AllieCat the MOVIE

Chasing AllieCat the MOVIE

It's HERE! It's REAL!  Chasing AllieCat premiered at the Citizen Jane Film Festival in Columbia, Missouri. This weekend it's premiering in Mankato. You can see it at any of five different screenings. Remember, this is a film short, so it's only 14 minutes long. Steph...



Here I am in the middle of the Ballard Middle School 6th and 7th Graders. What a treat to be in my own hometown, talking about Slider's Son and about writing in the very building where I went to high school. The last time I spoke to a group in that building was at my...

Book Events…

Book Events…

I have to say thank you to so many friends, readers, family members, cousins, and buddies who have been so supportive with Slider's Son being out in the world. The Cambridge, Iowa Library yesterday was an absolute blast. So many members of my family -- my brother and...

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My novel Slider’s Son has been published by North Star Press! Get it here.

Stay tuned for events near you!

Steph Borklund has completed the short film based on my novel Chasing AllieCat! It’s being submitted to film festivals and contests. Stay tuned for news!

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