“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

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

Book Review: The Ruthless Range by Lewis Patten

“For the judging of contemporary literature the only test is one’s personal taste. If you much like a new book, you must call it literature even though you find no other soul to agree with you, and if you dislike … Continue reading