Tag Archives: Western Writers of America

Utah Life Article on Golden Spike

To my surprise and grateful appreciation, Michael Zimmer wrote a wonderful article about my book Golden Spike, The Iron Horse Chronicles, Book Three, in the September/October 2018 issue of Utah Life. Michael’s contribution is more than just a book review, it is … Continue reading

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Western Writers Hall of Fame

I attended the 2018 Western Writers of America Convention in Billings, Montana, from June 20 through June 23. On the final day of the convention, I joined two bus-loads of fellow WWA members for a trip to Cody, Wyoming, to … Continue reading

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Writing a Historical Trilogy

“Writing a Historical Trilogy” is the title of an article I wrote for the Spring 2018 issue of WriteRiders, the quarterly newsletter of the Nevada chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators. Link to the article (it’s on … Continue reading

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2018 Stirrup Award Nomination

I have received a nomination for the Western Writers of America 2018 Stirrup Award. The Stirrup Award is given annually for the best article to appear in Roundup Magazine, the official publication of Western Writers of America. My nomination is … Continue reading

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Sun City Anthem Book Signing

Copies of The Iron Horse Chronicles ready for autographing. The members of Anthem Authors had another successful book signing on Saturday, May 20, 2017, as part of the Spring Clubs Fair held at the Recreation Center in Sun City Anthem, Henderson, … Continue reading

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Roundup Magazine Article

I am proud to inform readers of this blog that Roundup Magazine published an article I wrote in the April 2017 issue.  The article is entitled: “In 1866, the UP made tracks to the first Wild West Show.” Shown here … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

What better way to start the New Year than to have the 2016 awards won by Bear Claws, The Iron Horse Chronicles–Book Two recognized in the Winter 2017 SCBWI Bulletin. I know many of you do not read this fine publication that connects writers, illustrators, … Continue reading

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Holiday Book Signing Events

On Saturday, December 3, 2106, I participated in the annual Sun City Anthem Craft Fair along with seven other members of Anthem Authors. I signed copies of Eagle Talons, The Iron Horse Chronicles–Book One, and Bear Claws, The Iron Horse Chronicles–Book … Continue reading

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Visit with Michael Zimmer

Michael Zimmer, fellow member of Western Writers of America, and I spent a pleasant evening dining at the Silverado Steakhouse in the South Point Hotel & Casino during his visit this week to Las Vegas. Michael came to town to … Continue reading

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Anthem Authors Listed in Roundup Magazine

Three members of Anthem Authors have book blubs listed in the August 2016 issue of Roundup Magazine, the official publication of Western Writers of America. Anthem Authors is a writing and critique group comprised, at the present, of thirty-three residents of Sun City … Continue reading

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