STORYTELLER’S 7: KATHLEEN RICE ADAMS, ROMANCING THE ANTI-HERO

KR Adams

Whether at her desk, in the kitchen, or kicking-back reading at her Galveston, Texas, dwelling, Kathleen Rice Adams admits to a dog or three lounging close by—”one an irredeemable rabble-rouser.”

The confessed animal-lover has logged nearly three decades behind the keyboard, writing and editing news, magazine articles, non-fiction manuscripts, and novels. Along the way, she squeezed in a few ghost-writing projects for nonfiction books.

She’s often defined by her razor-sharp wit, but the […]

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StoryTeller’s 7: Steven Law, Keys to Publishing Success

Steven Law, Author

Despite the mindset that the market for Westerns is tenuous, author Steven Law insists otherwise, but success depends on marketing and packaging.

He suggests that Western novels have to transcend genres and must also appeal to women. Furthermore, they should be thought of as mainstream, rather than categorized strictly as Westerns.

The key, he says, is adapting Westerns to other genres -such as thriller, historical, suspense, crime drama, adventure.

Steven Law and Steven […]

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StoryTeller’s 7: John Rose Putnam and Gold Rush Fever

Author John Rose Putnum

If you read John Rose Putnam’s My Gold Rush Tales on a regular basis, you’ll learn how and why the California Gold Rush made such a long-lasting impact on American society.

The California Gold rush proved an exciting time in American history. The promise of wealth attracted thousands of people – mostly men – and many who believed that luck, rather than hard work, served as the key to striking it rich.

John’s […]

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Long Steps to Completion

National Mall

Navigating stairways has never been my strong suit. Years ago, I did survive the 320 steps inside the cupola to the rooftop at St Peter’s in Rome. And, I even managed to conquer the 72 steps stone steps at the Philadelphia Museum of Art – better known as the Rocky Steps, because of the film, “Rocky.”

I’ve always been tempted to traverse the 900 steps of the Washington Monument, but decided to take […]

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