Calamity Jane, Judge Esther Morris - the first elected Justice of the Peace in the USA, Wild Bill Hickok, Louisa Swain, the first woman to cast a vote in the USA, and other Laramie and Wyoming notables featured in the Laramie Book Awards Spotlight.
The LARAMIE Book Awards for Western Fiction Grand Prize and First Place Category Winners – 2018 CIBAs
We are excited and honored to officially announce the Grand Prize Winner and the First Place Category Winners for the 2018 Laramie Book Awards.
A unique and entertaining twist on the Calamity Jane legend, complete with engaging characters and extraordinary storytelling! Highly recommended.
Congratulations to the LARAMIE AWARDS 2017 Short Listers! Good Luck to all as they move forward in the final judging rounds!
Writing craft methods and tricks of the trade are shared by Jacquie Rogers, award winning Western fiction author, in this informative blogpost. Her books are known for being smart and sassy with a nod to Shakespearean comedies.
The Laramie Awards FIRST IN CATEGORY sub-genres are: Western Romance, Adventure/Caper, Classic Civil War/Prairie/Pioneer, Contemporary Western, & Western Young Adult. The Finalists listed will compete for the 2016 Laramie Awards First in Category positions and for the 2016 Laramie Grand Prize.
Adventure, heartwarming romance, daring deeds, and a vividly portrayed landscape within this stirring debut Western series.
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."