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  • Ozark Creative Writers Conference October 17, 2017
    We just returned from teaching the Ozark Creative Writers Conference in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. We had a wonderful time. The writers were smart and talented, and the country was just beautiful. It was especially good to be able to spend time with Ron Briggs and Justin and Hilary Bailey.  Plus we got to walk the […]
  • Western Writers of America September 20, 2017
    We are off today for the opening reception of the new Western Writers of America Hall of Fame. The HOF is at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyoming. We’re looking forward to seeing old friends, having a great burger at the Silver Dollar Saloon, and browsing the museum. Though we’ve been […]
  • Total Eclipse 2017 at Red Canyon Ranch August 22, 2017
    (Photo by Emil Hulongbayan) Hi All, So, in April of 2024, America will have another total solar eclipse. Don’t miss it. Yesterday in Wyoming was so awesome it’s hard to describe. About ten minutes before the total eclipse the crickets came to life and sang through the eclipse, the temperature dropped twenty degrees, and the […]
  • End of July July 27, 2017
    Hi All, It’s been hot here. Well hot for us, in the low 90s. The grass is finally starting to turn a rich summer tan, but all of our springs are still running. The buffalo love these secret water sources hidden in treed drainages around the ranch. We’re having fun working on PEOPLE OF THE […]
  • JUST BACK FROM THRILLERFEST in New York! July 18, 2017
      We just returned from ThrillerFest in New York. This is the finest writers’ conference in America. One of the best parts is just sitting around and catching up with old friends. But THE best part this year was getting the new galley of Mike’s civil war novel, THIS SCORCHED EARTH, which comes out in […]