Writing to Remember: The Women Writing the West Conference 2019: San Antonio, Texas
Writers are solitary beasts, in the main. Luring them away from their desks and studies isn’t an easy task, but Women Writing the West’s conferences are a sure bet. Here, we can meet other writers, talk about our work, read theirs, exchange ideas and meet the people we usually only interact with via email and
True West Magazine Book Review: The Lily of the West
In the June 2019 issue, True West says: THE LILY OF THE WEST: Kathleen Morris’s The Lily of the West (Five Star, $25.95) is fiction based on the facts of the life of Mary Katherine Haroney (aka Big Nose Kate). Born in Hungary, her family moved to Davenport, Iowa in 1865. Haroney’s parents both died
Historic Haunted Savannah: Squares, Food, Drink and Ghosts
Doing research for a new book, I recently spent a week in Savannah, Georgia, arriving stuffed with history and guide books, and leaving stuffed with incredible food, drink, lore and memories. This is one unique and beautiful city.
Contention and Other Frontier Stories
Five Star’s new anthology Contention out this month! So happy to be part of this wonderful group of talented writers. My story “Mary Mary Quite Contrary” is included. It’s about a woman seeking justice. Sometimes you have to try and make things right, no matter what.
Review: The Lily of the West, from Western Writers of America’s Roundup Magazine
Very proud and happy about this review from Roundup’s April 2019 Issue. Authors thrive on good reviews . . . to paraphrase Sally Field: “You like me, you really like me”! Thanks, WWA.
Who Really Was Big Nose Kate?
My novel The Lily of the West, will be published by Five Star this month. I’m very grateful for their support and to everyone who has visited my author Facebook page and my website and expressed their thoughts and good wishes. A novel about a real person shouldn’t be confused with a biography.