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Native Horses

Native Americans originally traveled by shanks ponies–or on foot. Natives obtained their first horses from Spanish explorers in 1540. Some of those original horses escaped and turned wild and are now coined Mustangs. The first horse used by Natives, now having its own registry, is the American Indian Horse. Its ancestry consists of Spanish Barb, […]

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From New Orleans to Idaho Springs!

Welcome Fellow Women Writing the West Author, J.v.L. Bell! J.v.L. Bell is a is a Colorado native who grew up listening to stories from Colorado’s vibrant past. Her first novel, The Lucky Hat Mine, is an entertaining historical mystery that weaves together a strong female character, a cozy mystery, romance, and colorful historical characters and tales. Welcome […]

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Hannah's Journey

Girl In The Storm

It’s a party and you’re invited! HANNAH’S JOURNEY is coming to stores and e-retailers October 1. Join Carmen on Tuesday, October 3rd at 5:00-7:00 (Pacific Standard Time) for a racin’ good time celebrating the book’s release. All you have to do is hop onto Facebook during those hours and post a few comments to enter the drawings!  […]

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The Speckled Fish People

 Hannah’s Journey Book Launch is a month away! Planning is moving from a walk to a trot. A fast, long trot.  And you are the first to get all sneak peaks! The next several posts will deal with food, Native culture, horses and more that appear in Hannah’s Journey. The Speckled Fish People Today the […]

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Cowgirl Rendezvous- A Weekend to Remember

This past weekend Paty Jagar, Janet Chester Bly, Deanna Jewel, and I had an uplifting time at …And Book, Too! In Clarkston, Wa. chatting about writing, marketing and publishing. And we managed to sell some books as well. Yet the fun didn’t stop there. That night we crossed the bridge that hovers over the Snake […]

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Guest Author Eunice Boeve

Welcome author Eunice Boeve. She is here to share with us about her novel, The Summer of the Crow. My interview with Eunice: Why did you write, The summer of the Crow? What was the inspiration behind your book? I grew up in northwest Montana and Idaho with lots of trees, mountains, and water. When […]

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10 Book Signing Tips

I have gathered a few tips to make book signings enjoyable and productive. I hope they help you in some way whether you are signing your treasured books at a book store, coffee house or local fair. 1. Make your display eye catching. Whether outside at a fair or indoor bazaar, your table needs to […]

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