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Someday I’ll Write That Story: Becoming Lost In Research

alicetrego2When I first joined Women Writing the West in 2011, the name of Alice Trego seemed to be everywhere.  Not only had Alice served as the group’s President, but she had also held positions as Treasurer, Newsletter Editor, Catalog Editor and VP Conference.  In addition to giving her time in these demanding posts, Alice had also spearheaded the group’s LAURA awards—their short story competition for members—and  had help edit and redesign the WWW website. Continue reading

A Visit from Velda Brotherton: Researching Stone Heart’s Woman

Velda Brotherton

I’m very pleased to have as my guest this month the very energetic and multi-talented Velda Brotherton.  I first encountered Velda through  Women Writing the West and was delighted to subsequently find that Velda and I are both being published  by the Cactus line of The Wild Rose Press.
While her forthcoming novel, Stone Heart’s Woman, is a western historical romance, Velda’s multi-faceted career includes both fiction (historical and contemporary) and non-fiction books, writing workshops and speaking engagements. Continue reading