Archive | From Carmen

WestfromtheCradle1800x2700

West From the Cradle

Welcome, Brigid Amos! I’m excited to have Brigid Amos here today, friend and fellow Women Writing the West writer, and share West from the Cradle with you. I asked Brigid, “What is the inspiration behind this heroic tale of adventure and survival and you as a writer.” Brigid answered, “I have always been a writer.” […]

Continue Reading 10
TR front cover

Ruby, Maude and More!

Welcome, Nancy Oswald, Ruby, and Maude! I’m happy to announce the arrival of Nancy Oswald’s latest release, Trouble Returns. This book is full of mischief, humor, and, of course, the bond between a girl and her donkey. What inspired the Nancy Oswald to write her Ruby and Maude Adventure books? I love Colorado history and had […]

Continue Reading 9
Maureen Cover Medium

Maureen

Welcome friend and fellow author Mary E. Trimble. I’m excited to help her launch her new release, Maureen. So without further ado, here we go! The inspiration behind Maureen: In my first book, Rosemount, a Young Adult contemporary western, sixteen-year-old Leslie Cahill rebels when her widower father announces he’s sending her to a private girls’ school in […]

Continue Reading 13
20170720_155513

A Stroll Through Tumwater Falls

Along the falls of the Deschutes River in 1962, the Olympia Tumwater Foundation (OTF) constructed a 15-acre park. The estate is rich in vegetation, trees, birds, bugs, and falls.           Located in the picturesque, historic city of Tumwater, Washington, the Deschutes River ends its 50-mile journey with an 82-feet tumble into […]

Continue Reading 6
The Marcus Whitman Hotel

Marcus Whitman and His Hotel

The Marcus Whitman Hotel will host the 2018 Women Writing the West Conference. The grand hotel is in the heart of wine country in Walla Walla, Washington. It was named “Hotel of the Year” in 2015 by the Washington State Wine Commission. Originally opened in 2918, Marcus Whitman Hotel was renovated and restored in 2001 […]

Continue Reading 12