Author Archives: womenwritingthewest

WWW Member Robin F. Gainey’s Book Picked Up By Production Company

WWW Member Robin F. Gainey’s book, Light of the Northern Dancers, has been optioned by Soleil 7 for a limited TV series. The female-led producer team aims to release 10-hour drama ‘The Mystic’ (working title) set in 1888 Wyoming. The … Continue reading

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An Opportunity for WWW Members

Here’s a bonus for Women Writing the West membership! WWW member Linda Wommack has been a contributing writer to the Tombstone Epitaph for 22 years. Recently, she received a new assignment with the publication: book reviewer. Congratulations, Linda! This is … Continue reading

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Changing Your Name When Switching Genres

By WWW Member Mary Hagen At the present, I write all my genres under my name, but I questioned whether or not I should. With that in mind, I went online to sites of romance writers since I write romance. … Continue reading

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Why should you think about proposing a workshop for the conference?

  Photo Credit: Deposit Photos The deadline is fast approaching to submit a proposal for the 2018 Women Writing the West Conference. Anyone interested in submitting a proposal has through February 20 to send in the quick paperwork to the program co-chairs, Jane Kirkpatrick … Continue reading

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New Release: WIDOW 1881 by Sara Dahmen

WWW member Sara Dahmen’s novel, Widow 1881, releases on Wednesday, February 14th from publisher SillanPaceBrown. Proper Boston widow Jane Weber moves to the Dakota Territories to reinvent herself and to hide under layers of lies. Stirring up controversy, and going … Continue reading

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New Release: THE TRIALS OF NELLIE BELLE by Sydney Avey

WWW member Sydney Avey’s latest novel, The Trials of Nellie Belle, releases tomorrow, on Tuesday, February 6th! When her parents marry Kansas-born Nellie Belle to the ranch’s foreman, she never questions that motherhood will follow. Yearning to achieve a sense … Continue reading

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Straddling the Hybrid World

By Sara Dahmen {blog coordinator} In light of the many wonderful suggestions from our membership about what kind of blog posts might be interesting, one question put out was the following: what is it like being a hybrid author – … Continue reading

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