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Backyard Horses

  I apologize for a late post. Huge snow storms are wreaking havoc with my satellite internet. Yes, I am so remote we have satellite internet. Recently, I read a wonderful juvenile fiction story called Backyard Horses by Dandi Daley Mackall. Ellie James is a horse-loving girl who dreams of owning a black stallion show […]

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How to Unplug and Seek Adventure

I’ve decided the gist of my blogging, thanks to Jeff Goins, is all about Western Woman and Girls unplugging from the rat-race of life and technology to find adventure––anywhere and everywhere. This week my parents stayed at our place to feed horses and dogs. My hubby and I drove from the east side of Washington […]

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Writing Outside One’s Ethnicity

I was born white. It’s my heritage. Yet I write main characters from another ethnicity––Native America. My grandmother always told us we were part Indian, but the proof never came. It still hasn’t and probably never will. I never intended to write let alone write books that have the protagonist from a different heritage. I […]

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Merry Christmas!

 Merry Christmas! This year has been a tough one for our family and community. It is the busiest time of year with an added heap of sorrow on top. But behold, a Savior is born, giving us comfort, peace, and hope. Hope for those we’ve lost, hope for today, and hope for tomorrow. All we […]

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Garden of Her Heart

  USA Today Bestselling Author Shanna Hatfield joins us with her latest release, a sweet World War II romance. Picture a beautiful summer day when the sky is clear, the temperature is warm, but not uncomfortably so, and the humidity is low. On one of those ideal summer days, Captain Cavedweller (my husband) and I climbed a […]

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Straight Like A Sapling

Welcome Chris Gregory! I met Chris at the mall is Spokane one December and got to know him and his writing. He was selling his debut book entitled Buckshot Pie, which is a metaphor for pioneer spirit, tough times, and the bitter-sweet struggle to survive and live off the land. To Chris fiction is more difficult to […]

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A Fence Around Her

  I would like to welcome friend and fellow Women Writing the West YA author Brigid Amos and A Fence Around Her. This story is transparent, authentic, and healing. A fantastic read for youth struggling with real family issues. It is evident Brigid’s research is exhaustive with clear descriptions of mining and Bodie, California. Her […]

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