(To listen to the audio of this blog post, use the purple play button.) Preface * Books don’t just happen. While growing up, I heard stories that triggered my imagination. Stories are seeds to an author. When planted and nourished, they can become a bountiful harvest. In my case, there are several reasons why I wanted to research and write about the sheriffs of Reno County, Kansas. When I was growing up, I regularly watched weekly westerns on television. My … [Read more...] about Sheriffs of Reno County: 1872-2022
Good News Blues
(To listen to the audio of this blog post, use the purple play button.) · When Did You Start Writing? · Think back for a moment at your desire to write or to be published. Do you recall the first book that moved you? Did an author, parent, or teacher encourage you? Think of all the experience you've already had writing, living, and learning. Maybe you've traveled a lot or have had job experiences that are worth writing about. Maybe you've fought battles, internal or … [Read more...] about Writing Experience: When Did You Start Writing?