Monthly Archives:: July 2014

Paint Creek, Texas

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With all the talk that a certain governor who hails from Paint Creek, Texas, might run for President, I thought I ought to point out that Paint Creek plays a small part in my novel “Lost Time: The Legend of Garison Fitch – Book 3″. Why Paint Creek? I had an uncle that coached football… Read more »

First Draft Complete!

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Just finished the first draft of the next Garison Fitch novel! I may have to stop calling it that, though, because one of the other characters just kept shoving to the fore. But I’m not ready to say, “This is the new _________ ________ novel!” yet. I will tell you this: the novel is about… Read more »

The Hotel at Divide

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This is me standing next to the ruins of what was once a hotel, about a mile west of the summit of Boreas Pass. If you’ve read my novel “Overstreet”, this is the hotel John and Melinda go to where they find the picture of Silver Heels. The hotel in the story is more elaborate… Read more »

Stuck in a Time Warp

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I’ve got almost 70k words written on the newest Garison Fitch book! No, I am not shooting for a particular total. I write until the story is told. Unfortunately, the story took a twist I wasn’t expecting and I was having a hard time writing myself out of it. And then I went to the… Read more »

King Louis L’Amour

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When a Louis L’Amour character walks down a street, you get the sense that—if you were suddenly placed on that street yourself—you’d know where to go because he’s already laid it out so well for you. That trail through the mountains? You could find it from his directions. L’Amour wrote about how, in preparation for… Read more »