Category Archives: western women

Women’s Role in the West

Oghma Blog-a-thon   In the days of the westward movement women were second class citizens. It’s important to remember that when writing historical stories, whether they be romances or westerns. With few exceptions women weren’t much more than slaves. So … Continue reading

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Many times I’m asked where I get ideas for my western historical romances.  It’s simple, really. In fact I have enough stuff scribbled down to write these books for another twenty years or so. I prefer to write about the … Continue reading

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Besides being a writer, I’m a woman, a wife, mother, grandmother and a great grandmother. And I’m a human being, an American, a daughter of pioneers. Over the past 28 years that I’ve written and been published, I’ve seen the … Continue reading

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