Tag Archives: Writers’ Associations

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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Henderson Local Author Showcase

On St. Patrick’s Day 2018, I participated in the 5th Annual Local Author Showcase at the Paseo Verde Library in Henderson, Nevada. As the official program states, “This project is funded in party by a grant from the Nevada Arts … 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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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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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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Sun City Anthem Book Signing

On Saturday, December 5, the 2015 Annual Clubs Fair at the Recreation Center in Sun City Anthem, Henderson, Nevada, took place. The only picture I have of that event shows me counting on my finger the number of books I … Continue reading

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Western Writers of America 2015 Convention

From Tuesday through Saturday, June 25- 27, I participated in the 2015 Western Writers of America convention in Lubbock, Texas. Between the many educational and entertaining sessions, I had the chance to socialize with some of the best writers of western literature … Continue reading

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Farmington, New Mexico, Book Signing Successful

The book signing at Hastings in Farmington, NM, was a great success. Several books were sold and autographed, many bookmarks were distributed, and I had the opportunity to discuss Eagle Talons, The Iron Horse Chronicles–Book One, with many interested readers. … Continue reading

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