StoryTeller’s 7: Livia Washburn’s Fresh Baked Fiction

L J Washburn

LIVIA J. WASHBURN has been writing fiction since 1978 when Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine published The Lord Will Provide. Four years later, her first novel was released—The Emerald Land, a historical romance written under the pen name Livia James.

The author of 25 novels, Livia has also collaborated on at least nine others. Her writing crosses several genres: Mysteries under the name Livia J. Washburn; Romances as Livia Reasoner, Elizabeth Hallam, and Livia James; Westerns […]

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StoryTeller’s 7: Tell Cotten, Confessions of an Anti-Hero

Author Tell Cotten

TELL COTTEN, in his debut novel – CONFESSIONS OF A GUNFIGHTER – features an anti-hero–a gunman who robbed banks and stagecoaches, and committed his share of cattle rustling.

Anti-heroes are risky characters to write about, but Tell makes the concept work with his deft storytelling skill.

For the most part, CONFESSIONS OF A GUNFIGHTER is a story of choices.

Cotten is a descendant of cattle trailblazer Charles Goodnight, perhaps the best known rancher in the […]

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StoryTeller’s 7: Matthew P. Mayo Wins His Spur

Author Matthew P. Mayo

MATTHEW P. MAYO is an award-winning author whose latest novel, TUCKER’S RECKONING, captured the Western Writers of America 2013 Spur Award for Best Western Short Novel.

He was also a Spur Finalist in the Short Fiction category, and a finalist for the Western Fictioneers Peacemaker Award.

He writes seven days a week, a commitment that has resulted in two-dozen published books and dozens of short stories. His novels include the Westerns WINTERS’ WAR; […]

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StoryTeller’s 7: Dr. Keith Souter Is In, But Probably Writing

Keith Souter, Novelist

WHEN DR. KEITH SOUTER isn’t writing, he tends to patients in his small, private medical practice in West Yorkshire, England.

As you might guess, he writes about various medical issues. But, much of his writing is focused on fiction in several different genres, and under several pen names.

Keith’s interest in writing began in the 1970s when he was a medical student. First, he wrote short stories for children, medical books, magazine articles, newspaper columns, […]

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