July Contest Spotlight: The Laramie Awards Prove Writers are People with Guts and a Pen

There is an old frontier saying "A cowboy is a man with guts and a horse" and we are pretty sure that "A writer is someone with guts and a pen."

The Official List of the Chanticleer 2014 Grand Prize Winners of the Blue Ribbon Writing Competitions

We are excited and honored to have announced the 2014 grand prize award winners at the second annual Chanticleer Authors Conference's Awards Banquet held on Tuesday, Sept. 29th, 2015 at the Hotel Bellwether by beautiful Bellingham Bay, Wash.

Chaucer Award Winners for Historical Fiction and Laramie Award Winners for Western Fiction to be Recognized at HNS Conference

Attention Chaucer and Laramie Award Winners! Please read this important announcement!

BECAUSE of the CAMELS, by Brenda Blair

Cultures collide in this historical account of Egyptian camels coming to West Texas in the mid-1800s.

An Editorial Review of “Double or Nothing” by Meg Mims

The mystery is set during the rough and tumble California mining days of 1869. Meg Mims vividly brings these times to life with her accurate historical research and her clear and striking imagery of bustling towns, dangerous quicksilver mines, and rugged landscapes. An entertaining Western mystery read with just the right amount of romance.