Macon’s Perfect Shot is a ripping adventure story aimed at middle grades, but fun for readers of any age.
"People want authentic tales that can be read quickly around the campfire or while traveling between sights."
I need your help. I've been working on my presentation of “Sidesaddles and Geysers: Women’s Adventures in Early Yellowstone that will be at Beavertail Hill State Park southeast of Missoula this Friday at 8 p.m. It's part of a 12-week series at the park on Women in Montana History. The event, which is sponsored by the Humanities Montana Speakers… Continue reading An Event: Win An Autographed Copy of Adventures in Yellowstone
"You might go out ... when the snow is deep upon the range and shoot blacktail deer till you were sick of slaughter."
Goodbye Wifes and Daughters tells an archetypical story, one that Montanans know all too well. Some men cut corners to maximize profit; others willingly work in dangerous places to support their families, and many men die. It might have been hard rock miners in Butte or asbestos processors in Libby, but Susan Kushner Resnick chose… Continue reading Montana Book Award Honors Goodbye Wifes and Daughters by Susan Kushner Resnick
Bound Like Grass: A Memoir from the Western High Plains is an honest, beautifully written memoir of McLaughlin’s own and her family's struggle to survive on their isolated wheat and cattle farm.
And in the evening—dinner in the wine cellar of Chico five-star restaurant. Great food and great conversation with avid readers who love books. Life just doesn’t get any better!
As I walked up the sidewalk last night carrying my laptop and a box of books, I saw it: My Name In Lights. There in front of MSU's Music Building was a sign beckoning to passersby in flashing red electric letters: Tonight at Reynolds Recital Hall Author Mark Miller "Bozeman to Wonderland: Early Trips to… Continue reading An Event: Seeing My Name in Lights
I’ve been working hard to put the final touches on my presentation Thursday to the President's Fine Arts Series of the Montana State University. My title is “Bozeman to Wonderland: Early Trips to Yellowstone Park.” I think of myself more as a collector and teller of stories than as a historian. With that in mind,… Continue reading An Event: Final Touches for My Fine Arts Presentation
I compare my efforts to those of nineteenth century prospectors searching for gold. Sometimes they saw huge nuggets lying on the surface, so they just bent over and picked them up.