Author Archives: womenwritingthewest

Hands-On World Building

As writers, when we talk about world building, we often discuss the senses. What are our characters seeing, hearing, smelling, tasting and physically feeling? Who are the people who make up the world, and what are their individual agendas and … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget: Early Bird Registration for the 2018 Conference

If you haven’t registered yet for the 2018 conference, there’s still time to get in on the early-bird discount registration! Those who attend will have the opportunity to attend some amazing workshops, venture on tours rich with history, and connect … Continue reading

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To Source or Not Source

Whether you write historical westerns or modern, contemporary ones, most of us need to do some sort of research. Whether it’s a certain cell phone app exists or the year a treaty was signed, a writer should always have the … Continue reading

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Selling Books by Hand

We all know how wonderful it is, if you’re published, to receive that monthly stipend from all the online retailers, from Amazon to Kobo and beyond. Any money, from $2 to $2000, means someone has bought your book, and that’s … Continue reading

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New Release: Ann Bassett, Colorado’s Cattle Queen by WWW Member Linda Wommack

WWW member Linda Wommack recently released Ann Bassett: Colorado’s Cattle Queen on March 5, 2018. This is the first full-length biography of Anna Marie Bassett, the first white child born in the notorious outlaw region of Colorado known as Brown’s … Continue reading

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WWW Conference News: Things To Do, Tours To Take!

The conference committee is busy with plans to make the 2018 gathering in October one that will be fun, memorable, educational, and worthwhile. For those who are interested in learning more about the area, three tours will be offered. The … Continue reading

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Finding WWW Members (and Readers) Online and at Book Events

Just a short post this week to all our members, or even readers, who use Women Writing the West to search for authors who write in or around our genre or as a reader who loves to read about other … Continue reading

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