So far, 2009 is a great year. The big thing accomplished this week was to finalize all the stops on my Longhorns and Outlaws Virtual Tour for March! We have lots of snow for good snowmobiling, so weekends are full. I’m making good progress on my next historical novel, Kidnapped By Outlaws, the sequel to […]Read More Longhorns and Outlaws Virtual Tour
Whew! The crazy eight weeks of picking up Longhorns and Outlaws, doing the book tours, school visits, and author readings has come to an end. I can breathe again… I’ll admit, however, that it does feel a little anti-climactic. So, what next? Well, on to more development for the outlaws Web site, of course, as […]Read More How Much Backstory to Add?
Day 4, September 25, 2008, final stop on the Longhorns and Outlaws Alberta Book Tour. My day in Camrose had been somewhat topsy-turvy using Google maps — left or right when I reached the main thoroughfare? Left first. That seemed wrong. Right second. That seemed more wrong. Well, for try number three I took the […]Read More Longhorns & Outlaws Book Tour – Wainwright Public Library
Day 4, Thursday afternoon, September 25, 2008, last school stop on the Longhorns and Outlaws Alberta Book Tour. There’s no better way to navigate the streets of an unknown city than by staying close behind a local! I followed Kathie Green through the busy noon hour traffic of Camrose to Chester Ronning School. Chester Ronning […]Read More Longhorns & Outlaws Book Tour – Chester Ronning School
Day 4, Thursday, September 25, 2008, on the Longhorns and Outlaws Alberta Book Tour! It had only taken me an hour to get from Ponoka to Camrose the afternoon before, so I settled into the Thursday morning started easily enough, with what Google maps declared was a seven minute drive to Charlie Killam School — […]Read More Longhorns & Outlaws Book Tour – Charlie Killam School
Day 3, September 24, 2008, on the Longhorns and Outlaws Alberta Book Tour! I’d driven from Hanna to Ponoka and the Ponoka Super 8 the afternoon before, retracing my path back along highways #9 and #56 before changing highways. When I’d starting setting up the tour I knew Ponoka had to be one of the […]Read More Longhorns & Outlaws Book Tour – Diamond Willow Middle School
Day 2 of the Longhorns and Outlaws Alberta Book Tour! Monday, September 22, 2008, I left Drumheller for the short drive to Hanna — leaving the Dinosaur Valley I was soon watching combines rolling down the fields again as I followed Highways 56 and 9. The fall colours were glorious! In Hanna I checked into […]Read More Longhorns & Outlaws Book Tour – J.C. Charyk Hanna School