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Now Teaching Through Stoughton Parks and Rec!

I'm thrilled to announce I'll now be teaching, coaching, and consulting through Stoughton Parks and Recreation! I'm really grateful for this opportunity and look forward to becoming more involved in the local arts community. If you're unable to enroll in my in-person "Write Your Novel Now" course through the University of Wisconsin, you'll still have a… Continue reading Now Teaching Through Stoughton Parks and Rec!

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SE WI Festival of Books, Here I Come!

I'm thrilled to announce that on Saturday, November 2nd from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., I’ll be at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee at Waukesha with dozens of other authors to help celebrate the best in literature from across the state, country, and beyond. So come pay me a visit! This event is only weeks before… Continue reading SE WI Festival of Books, Here I Come!

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Oddtoberfest, Here We Come!

The EMPATHY series has just added another event to its fall lineup. On Saturday, September 28th from 2 - 6 p.m., I'll be at Fireman's Park in Columbus, Wisconsin with dozens of other exhibiting authors and artists. So come pay me and other area authors and artists a visit! We can chat all things sci-fi… Continue reading Oddtoberfest, Here We Come!

On Writing

The Worst Writing Advice I Ever Received

This is a topic that rears its head from time to time in the writing community, and it was recently reignited on Twitter after a creative writing teacher told one of his students the below. https://twitter.com/26LetterWorlds/status/1152001467647004672 Yikes. Not only is this bad advice, it's downright harmful and discouraging to the community at large. Though it… Continue reading The Worst Writing Advice I Ever Received

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It’s Here! Mourning Dove Character Art

Over Memorial Day weekend, I had the privilege of speaking at WisCon 43. While there, I also worked as a vendor, peddling my books and chatting with other conference-goers. One such conference-goer was artist A D'Amico, who snagged a copy of Imminent Dawn (yay!) and also took a moment to pass along a sample of her portfolio. I… Continue reading It’s Here! Mourning Dove Character Art

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R.R. Campbell Comes to Chicago!

I'm excited to announce I'll be headed to Chicago this October for my first author event outside the state of Wisconsin! On October 16th, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at The Book Cellar, you can join me and other area authors for this reading and signing event. I very much look forward to it! If you… Continue reading R.R. Campbell Comes to Chicago!

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What I Learned About Writing by Not Writing in Montana

On the longest day of the year, my wife and I set off on a westward trek across five states and countless cities. From La Crosse to Rochester to Sioux Falls to Gilette to Missoula (and so many places in between), we took in the wildlife, played 90s Trivial Pursuit, and listened to the Hamilton soundtrack ad nauseam.… Continue reading What I Learned About Writing by Not Writing in Montana

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EMPATHY on Tour – Thank You, Books and Beer!

I had a blast at last night's Books and Beer event in Columbus, Wisconsin. Thanks to everyone who attended, to author Valerie Biel for organizing the event, and to Cercis Brewing Company for hosting. This was the final stop of the EMPATHY spring tour, but I'm already adding new events for this summer! Be sure… Continue reading EMPATHY on Tour – Thank You, Books and Beer!

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Coming Soon: R.R. Campbell at Mighty Con – Madison

There may be one event left in my spring tour, but I'm already looking forward to events this late summer and fall, including this newly announced stop at Mighty Con in Madison, Wisconsin on August 4th, 2019. You can find full details about the conference here, and don't forget to RSVP that you'll be swinging by… Continue reading Coming Soon: R.R. Campbell at Mighty Con – Madison

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EMPATHY Series – June Updates

It hasn't been especially long since I've provided an update on the series, but there have definitely been a few developments in the EMPATHY sci-fi saga, so let's explore! Audiobooks! I'm working on it, trust me. After feedback from a number of people at WisCon in May, it seems there really is a decent demand… Continue reading EMPATHY Series – June Updates