Crow Wing County Fair – Brainerd, MN 2013

Had fun at the fair!

Had fun at the fair!

Author friend, Carol Campbell, at the fair.

Author friend, Carol Campbell, at the fair.

Northern Plaid Festival – Baxter, MN


Emily Day – 2013

I shared a space with author Shannon Manary yesterday at Emily Day. Shannon authored “Spirit Lake”, a historical novel about Father Hennepin. Spirit Lake was the name the Dakota gave Mille Lacs Lake. It was a successful day and a great event!

Author Shannon Manary and myself

“Bean Hole Days – 2013” in Pequot Lakes, MN

I had a great time at “Bean Hole Days – 2013” in Pequot Lakes, MN. Shown here with Jeanette Lukowski, author of “Heart Scars”. 7/10/13

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“Crafts on the Creek” – Coon Rapids, MN

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I shared a spot at the Craft Show with fellow mystery author, Charlene Chabot. It was a fun event even if a customer told me it had reached 92 degrees.

“Home for the Murder” book launch – June 11, 2013

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Here are some “fun” pictures from my book launch held at the Brainerd American Legion. Katie Lutz did a great job with the food! Jackie and Stacy did a great job at the ticket table. Thanks Char for taking the “mic” and a big thanks to all who attended!

St. Peter Book Festival 2013

I spent a wonderful day at the 2nd annual St. Peter Book Festival in St. Peter, MN. Here I am with Sue – a member of Friends of the Library. April 6, 2013.

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Theresa M Jarvela visits Upsala (Minnesota) Library

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Jill Elizabeth Nelson, Wanda Erickson, Julie Kramer, Christine Husom, Theresa M Jarvela

Theresa M Jarvela visited the Upsala Public Library on February 26, 2013, where she took part in a panel discussion. Joining her were authors Christine Husom, Julie Kramer and Jill Elizabeth Nelson. It was a wonderful evening of meeting and greeting people and discussing writing. Great refreshments by the Friends of the Upsala Public Library. Wanda Erickson, Branch Manager.

Authors Theresa M Jarvela and Candy Simar Sign Books at the Brainerd Senior Center

Candy Simar and I signed books at the Brainerd Senior Center Craft Show and Bake Sale today.

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I enjoyed my day at the Brainerd Senior Center’s Craft Show and Bake Sale – 803 Kingwood Street, Brainerd, MN.