“Cottonwood Death” by Mark Hinton

My latest short story, a western entitled “Cottonwood Death”, has just been published in the December issue ofFrontier Tales Magazine. I remain convinced that westerns are not merely an anachronistic genre. While they may seem to belong to another time, and … Continue reading

On the Pile Next to My Chair

A regular reader of MontanaWriter recently emailed me asking me what I was reading these days. Since it is in my nature to read more books at one time than I can quickly recall, and since it is also in my nature … Continue reading

Interesting Blog: “Buddies in the Saddle” by Ron Scheer

My recent article on the state of the western and my short story,  “Box Canyon” (published at TheWesternOnline), has brought me into contact with a number of new and interesting writers and bloggers. That is the power and promise, of course, of the … Continue reading