Welcome to The Write Question, a program that explores the world of writing and publishing in the western United States. Our guest today is author John Clayton from Red Lodge, Montana.
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Clayton's new book, The Cowboy Girl, is a biography of the Montana/Wyoming novelist, journalist, and homesteader Caroline Lockhart.
Previously, Clayton wrote the lifestyle advice book, Small Town Bound, and has contributed to several other books. He has taught at Rocky Mountain College and is on the advisory board for the Montana Center for the Book. Clayton's articles appear regularly in the Montana Quarterly, Horizon Air, and dozens of regional newspapers through the Writers on the Range syndicate.
Look for more information about John Clayton at JohnClaytonBooks.com.
An interview with John Clayton at NewWest.net
John Clayton's Blog
FYI: Information about recently published books by regional abuthors.
New from the Montana Historical Society Press, a book titled, Montana Mainstreets Volume 7: A Guide to Historic Bozeman. Discover Bozeman’s rich history and architectural heritage in this lively guide written by Helena, Montana, author Jim Jenks.
Or, you might look for the new paperback edition of Willow Field, the western novel by Missoula writer William Kittredge.
For more information about new books, contact your favorite bookseller or library.
And here's a thought from Mark Twain: “There's only one right form for a story and if you fail to find that form the story will not tell itself.”
The Write Question is produced by Chérie Newman.
Executive producer, Michael Marsolek.
Special thanks to Barbara Theroux, Prageeta Sharma, Renée McGrath, and Kim Anderson.
This program included music by Michael Blessing, Amy Martin, and Springhill.
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