STORYTELLERS-7: KIRBY JONAS, RENAISSANCE COWBOY

WESTERN AUTHOR

Kirby Jonas once drove a big red armored truck for Wells Fargo, pointing out it’s the closest he ever came to working as a stagecoach guard in the Old West.

Kirby spent most of his life in the West and claims Montana as his home state.

“I am currently a city firefighter for the city of Pocatello, Idaho, where twenty years ago I used to wear the badge of a […]

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STORYTELLER’S 7: KEVIN CRISP, IMMORTALIZING THE PIONEER SPIRIT

Novelist Kevin Crisp

Trouble at Timber Ridge is Kevin Crisp’s first novel, which debuted in December, and tells the story of a cowboy struggling with his personal demons.

He enjoys western fiction because such stories immortalize the pioneer spirit. He stands in awe of the courage, tenacity, and sacrifices involved those who participated in the nation’s Westward expansion.

Kevin said he has always loved writing –“as far back as I can remember.” He has written short […]

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StoryTeller’s 7: Johnny D. Boggs, a Spirit of the West

Author Johnny D Boggs

The storytelling skills of Johnny D. Boggs have earned him not only an audience of loyal readers, but respect among his peers.

A six-time Spur Award winner from Western Writers of America, Boggs has also been honored with the Western Heritage Wrangler Award.

A native of South Carolina, Boggs, along with his wife and son, make their home in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Born in 1962, Johnny started writing in third grade and […]

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StoryTeller’s 7: Peter Brandvold, and High-Octane Storytelling

Mean Pete Brandvold

PETER BRANDVOLD writes westerns. A lot of them. Many of the characters in his novels appear in series form:

Sheriff Ben Stillman Rogue Lawman Bounty Hunter Lou Prophet .45 Caliber Yakima Henry Tom Navarro

 

Peter, who makes his home in Fort Collins, Colorado, and keeps a lot of irons in the fire, including a variety of stand-alone projects. The latest project underway is his own publishing company.

His writing style keeps readers riveted because […]

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