Category Archives: Horses

Review of The Journey to Andersweldt

I applaud my writer friend Charles Markee for permission to re-post his excellent book review about The Journey to Andersweldt by J.L. Jusaitis. This is a unique mystery wrapped in a travel package for middle grades students set in Saltzburg, … Continue reading

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Mutt Monday: The Zen of Australian Shepherds

Here’s a “borrowed” post from my writer friend (& co-Redwood Writer,) Deborah Taylor French. Thanks, Deborah for sharing your “Mutt Monday” blog post. Robin Mutt Monday: The Zen of Australian Shepherds.

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New Year’s in 1900

Thanks again to my great friend Arletta Dawdy for permission to repost her New Year’s blog about Grace’s story. Watch for her upcoming novel titled By Grace. 1900 A NEW CENTURY by Arletta Dawdy’s Blog My last post  was an excerpt … Continue reading

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Christmas in New York, 1898, by Arletta Dawdy

Thank you to my friend, Arletta Dawdy, for permission to copy & post her blog about Christmas in New York in the year 1898. Arletta is the author of The Huachuca Trilogy of historical fiction set in the southwest. December … Continue reading

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Patsy and the Permanents

Here’s a guest post from our good friend Phillis Ballew in Oklahoma. I asked her a while ago to tell me about her photo (above). Knowing she has stick-straight hair, like me, I wondered about the permanents. Below is Phillis’s explanation: Patsy was … Continue reading

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Hewey Learns About Gratitude

Here’s a book review I wrote last year. Hewey  Calloway learns to appreciate the strength of family. The Good Old Boys by Elmer Kelton Author Elmer Kelton started writing The Good Old Boys while his father was still able to … Continue reading

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Trail Ride at Jack London Park

JACK LONDON PARK RIDE Redwood Empire Trail Riders had a fall fantastic ride at Jack London State Historic Park on Sunday, October 30th. Jack London named his property in Glen Ellen the Beauty Ranch, and it’s true the location and the … Continue reading

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Spirit of Jack London to fade away?

Will the spirit or ghost of author Jack London fade from our sight next year? Whether or not you believe in such things, isn’t the question. It is true that Jack London State Park in Glen Ellen is on the list of California … Continue reading

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Promo Ideas for Your Book

Here are some ideas from Robert Digitale about promoting your book. Thanks for sharing these thoughts, Robert, with the Redwood Writers members. Fellow Writers, Snowfall Press, a custom printer for micro publishers, has posted on its Facebook site a guest … Continue reading

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How Do You Promote Your Book?

I’ve heard of a few interesting ways authors here in Northern California are promoting their books. For example Robert Digitale made arrangements with our “local” bookstores where he donates $1 from each sale of his first book in The Horse Stalker series to … Continue reading

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