This is the thirteenth in a series I’m doing wherein I discuss why a particular piece of writing works for me, aka, this piece of writing taught me something about writing, encouraged me to be a better writer, engaged me, captivated me, educated me, et cetera.
As I’ve written elsewhere, it’s one thing to know something is good, it’s a better thing (in my opinion) to know why it’s good and then be able to copy what’s good about it, to learn from it so you can be as good and (hopefully) better.
This time out, Craig Johnson’s “The Western Star”.
The Pursuit of Family Knowledge Led to a Novel
Hello all and welcome to our continuing series of author interviews. Today’s guest, Bev Scott, spent her professional life as an organizational consultant (and published more than one book on the topic!) before exploring her love, family history.
Life took her from Montana to California. Exploring her family history took her through much of the rest of the American West.
I’d like everyone to stand up and give Bev Scott a big round of applause for taking part in our exciting adventure.
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Can hope for America’s Future be found in the Old West’s morality?
Hello all and welcome to our continuing series of author interviews
. Today’s guest, Daniel Rundquist
brings an interesting and richly historic bled of writing; Western and Political Philosophy. Please give Daniel a big round of applause for taking part in our exciting adventure.
It was a long, often lonely road to take – when you realize that your nation is doomed and then play detective to find out why.
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