Category Archives: Dusty Richards

An Interview with Author, Claire Croxton

Nobody is better at mixing batches of snarky humor with dashes of poignancy than Claire Croxton, aka Patty Stith. Her stories and novels are full of three-dimensional characters who are funny, even snarky, on the outside. Yet, she teases the … Continue reading

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Five Questions for Dusty Richards, Western Novelist

********** NEWSFLASH! ************** Just received the news that Dusty was voted “Readers Choice Best Living Fiction Writer” by True West Magazine! Kudos, Dusty! ***************************************** Prolific. Award-winning. Storyteller. Writing Coach. These are all words that describe Dusty Richards. A winner of two Spur … Continue reading

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Passing on the Write Stuff

On my four-hour drive home from the OWFI Writers’ Conference in Oklahoma City this weekend, I had plenty of time to reflect. The common thread through all of my thoughts was how good I always feel after attending a writers’ … Continue reading

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I spent twenty-seven years of my life in Tulsa, Oklahoma, so cowboys are not a new phenomenon to me. In Tulsa, I saw them everywhere–well, at least I saw men wearing cowboy hats and cowboy boots everywhere. They sauntered into … Continue reading

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