Archive for the ‘Writing Western Fiction’ Category

Where are the Good Westerns?

Are there Any Good Westerns Out there Anymore? That depends on what you believe a “good” western fiction story should be. Some believe a good western is an “authentic” western. They are convinced that the writer was obligated to “tell it like it was” and not add the glitter and glamour, nor romanticize.  They seem […]


For the Writers: Describing the Western Fiction Character

The character in a western fiction novel may not have to conform to any particular description of his or her features, but if you want to lend credibility to your character, you’ll put some description that conforms to the period as well as to the culture, and to the kind of work done by the character.


Creative Writing: Openings in a Western Novel

[ReviewAZON asin=”1582979499″]Includes access to online database of more than 6,000 listings updated daily. This is the writer’s bible to freelance success, providing the updated information writers need to get published and get paid for their work. Features include: more than 3,500 completely updated listings from the previous edition; exclusive interviews with successful writers, such as Charlaine Harris, Gwendolyn Heasley, and Cliff Dorfman; completely updated “How Much Should I Charge?” rate chart for freelancers; and new articles on topics such as how to use social media and online freelance writing.[/ReviewAZON]