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  • Background for SUN BORN. October 23, 2016
     GODS AND GREAT CITIES: THE ORIGIN OF SUN BORNThe largest “Lost City” in the world is in the United States. It’s called Cahokia.  It was a huge metroplex that lasted nearly three hundred years. Today what remains of the city is scattered throughout—and under–the sprawl of St Louis and lies on both sides of the […]
  • Theodore Roosevelt called it ‘nature fakery.’ October 21, 2016
    WRITING CONVINCINGLY ABOUT THE PAST We’ve been writing bestselling novels about the past for almost thirty years and are often asked how we create a doorway that allows a reader to follow our characters into the glacial world of a novel set 10,000 or 20,000 years ago? Honestly, it’s all about research. But not necessarily “book” research.First […]
  • SUN BORN just came out! October 19, 2016
    Hi All,We are happy to announce that SUN BORN, the second book in the PEOPLE OF THE MORNING STAR trilogy, just hit the shelves. We really love the new cover concept that our great publisher has used for SUN BORN, and the paperback of recently released, PEOPLE OF THE SONGTRAIL. Both designs use real prehistoric […]
  • Autumn has arrived… September 5, 2016
    2016-08-27 14.37.33  Autumn in northern Wyoming is so peaceful. It’s a beautiful cool morning here, 46 degrees. Our chestnuts and aspens started to turn color a few days ago and are now shading red and gold. The buffalo love this time of year, as well. The biting flies begin to disappear, and the calves are big […]
  • LANGE IS GONE… August 11, 2016
    It’s always a sad day at Red Canyon Ranch when we lose an old, old friend. Our 26 year-old bison cow, Lange, died. Her best friend, Clover, and her daughter, Susie Q, did not leave her side through the entire quiet natural death. The mourning ritual for bison is fascinating and heartbreaking. The entire herd […]