Author Eunice Boeve writes award-winning historical fiction for both adults and children. In her home state of Kansas, she has also had two serials of historical fiction for children featured in syndicated newspapers for a program called Newspapers in Education. The program, which targets schools, also provides guides for classroom use.
Eunice’s first story for the NIE in 2011 was a time travel story which she eventually lengthened and published as a book Continue reading
Posted in 19th C., Historical Novels, History of the West, Literature of the West
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Christmas to me has always meant a beach. Yes, you read that correctly: a beach. My grandmother was one of 11 children and by the time I was of school age, the surviving siblings had all moved to Florida to escape New York winters. This meant that, in order to be together for the holiday season, our immediate family was piled into a car for the three day drive from NY to Florida—the beach. Continue reading
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Eunice Boeve, a Kansas resident, grew up in Montana and Idaho, influenced by a story-telling cowboy father and a reading, poetry-loving mother. Her first submission for publication—and subsequent rejection—was a poem her sixth grade teacher encouraged her to send to the Weekly Reader. Besides a few short children’s stories and as many articles, she is the author of four middle grade historical novels, an adult historical fiction/western novel, Ride a Shadowed Trail, and its sequel, Crossed Trails, soon to be released by Whiskey Creek Press. Before retiring, she worked as a speech para in a school for special needs children and as a bookkeeper/secretary in her family-owned funeral home. Eunie and I are both members of the organization Women Writing the West and we’ve had a lively correspondence for well over a year now. I’m thrilled to have her with me today. Continue reading