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Why are Zane Grey's Books Stiff?

Posted by Dusty Richards on May 17, 2016 9:53:55 AM


I had a piece of fan mail ask me, "Dusty, why are Zane Grey's books so stiff?"

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Breakfast with a Western Legend

Posted by Dusty Richards on May 13, 2016 11:29:30 AM

We recently held a contest to have breakfast with Dusty Richards, prolific Western writer. Three of his longtime readers and fans attended at one of his favorite local breakfast spots near his home in Fayetteville, Arkansas

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Capturing Wild Horses is a Thrill

Posted by Dusty Richards on Apr 18, 2016 3:29:00 PM

I wrote a guy I grew up with, Gene Miller, and asked him why we chased mustangs in the Arizona desert.  It all goes back to when Paradise Valley north of Scottsdale was a Sonoran desert with less than a half dozen residents between there and Cave Springs. I know if you have been there lately you can’t imagine that as open desert supporting saguaros and jackrabbits. 

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The History of Wild Mustangs in Arizona

Posted by Dusty Richards on Apr 8, 2016 10:15:43 AM

From my breakfast table to yours,

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How Gene Autry and Will Rogers Met

Posted by Dusty Richards on Apr 1, 2016 11:38:24 AM

How’s your coffee today? Dusty Richards dropping by with some more yarns about the west.

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How Does a Writer Take Rejection?

Posted by Dusty Richards on Feb 11, 2016 3:26:00 PM
Howdy folks. 
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Firewood for the Winter in Northwest Arkansas

Posted by Dusty Richards on Jan 18, 2016 11:25:00 AM

Hey partner, hope things are going well at your house this winter. Pat and I have been using a lot of wood in the fireplace to supplement our heating since the weather turned abruptly to winter.

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Topics: arkansas, firewood, chainsaws, northwest

The History of Western Frontier Arms

Posted by Dusty Richards on Jan 11, 2016 4:25:27 PM

Hey how are you doing today?

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Topics: the history of western frontier arms

The History of the Western Writers of America

Posted by Dusty Richards on Jan 11, 2016 12:25:04 PM

The Western Writing Industry has been around for as long as we can remember, dating all the way back to John Wayne, Zane Grey, and more! Today, the Western Writers of America is a great hub for all Western writers. Dusty is a proud, long time member, and recipient of the prestigious Spur Award. Today, let’s learn a little bit about the history of the Western writing world, and how this association has played a major role.

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How a Western Writer Gets Ideas from His Imagination to Paper

Posted by Dusty Richards on Dec 29, 2015 12:32:57 PM

Howdy folks!

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