Category Archives: WWW General News

J.v.L. Bell Guest Blog

The Sandhill Cranes of Kearney, Nebraska When pioneers crossed the Great Plains in their wagon trains, were they awoken by screams and by a sky dark with birds? In the evening, did they hear noises on the Platte River and … Continue reading

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Team Winning Writer ~ January Edition

Ashley E. Sweeney’s second novel, Answer Creek, recently won the 2020 Arizona Literary Award sponsored by the Arizona Authors Association. Chronicling the Donner Party saga, Answer Creek follows fictitious protagonist Ada Weeks as she travels westward in 1846 in search of … Continue reading

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New Release ~ Square Corners A Horsewoman’s Story by Deb Donley

Growing up feminist, a tenacious woman struggles to become a successful horse trainer, loves and loses her cowboy husband, and fights through panic attacks to resume her career.  This memoir is filled with extraordinary horses, dedicated students, and the ever-present … Continue reading

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Goodbyes Were Few

When the sun was setting on the 2020 Women Writing the West Conference, the music played, and the accolades for this historic event started to roll in. Goodbyes were few, the memories are many, and “See you next time” reverberated … Continue reading

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Memory Road

It’s Women Writing the West (WWW) conference month, and we would like to take a drive down the memory road.   Have you attended a WWW conference in years gone by? Sharing your memories might be just the thing to … Continue reading

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Sara Dahmen is Hitting the Trail

In August 2017, Women Writing the West member, award-winning novelist, and coppersmith Sara Dahmen, accepted the invitation to volunteer as the WWW Blog Coordinator. During her tenure, she switched the hosting platform from Blogger to WordPress, which offers more customization … Continue reading

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What Happened at the FALLCON Trade Show & Conference?

By WWW Member Doris Baker Thanks to all WWW members who participated in the Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association trade show in October. As you’ll recall, all WWWers were given the opportunity to have their books displayed at the … Continue reading

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San Antonio’s Briscoe Western Art Museum: As Reported by WWW Member Mary Trimble

While in San Antonio, Texas to attend the 2019 Women Writing the West conference, we toured the amazing Briscoe Western Art Museum. It was a tour to remember. The museum is housed in a renovated historical building, a 1930s structure … Continue reading

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Living in Living History

Written by WWW Member Susan D. Matley This May I went “live” with a new project, portraying Matilda Sager Delaney for Fort Walla Walla Museum’s Living History program. The project incorporates many of my loves- -history, research, writing and performing. … Continue reading

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Early Bird! 2019 WWW Conference Info

By Sara Dahmen, WWW blog coordinator It’s time to think about the WWW conference! If you haven’t checked your mail recently, don’t forget to head out to the mailbox and peek in to see if you’ve received your letter from … Continue reading

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