'Pioneer Girl' is as hot as Ma’s johnny cakes. Rejected by editors in the 1930s, Laura Ingalls Wilder’s biography has become a runaway best-seller.
John Dufresne’s advice to aspiring writers is to pick a word and begin. The mystery/crime genre author says the ideas for his novels often stem from “trouble”.
Hasselstrom, a Hermosa native, draws inspiration from nature and understands the key role nature plays in the writing process.
Inspiration can strike from a most unexpected place. An anonymous photo led Ann Weisgarber to two works of historical fiction and a passion for stories untold.
Hautman is an award-winning author armed with a quick wit, a lengthy list of works, and a wide variety in audience, not to mention an avid love of mushrooms!
An Ojibwe elder once said, ‘People learn best by stories, because stories lodge deep in the heart.’ Writing fiction based on history, Kent Nerburn tells stories.
Readers and writers alike believe the past has a certain hold over us. Lane Dolly refuses to allow history to elude her and relishes in elucidating the unknown.
Shields’ 2006 biography on Harper Lee, ‘Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee’, enjoys a relevance at an all-time high in the literary world, even today.
As an award-winning author/illustrator, Ashley Wolff travels all over the country, speaking to children about writing, drawing and using their imaginations.
William Kent Krueger’s 'Ordinary Grace' has been named the 2015 One Book South Dakota.
The sole meaning in life is to serve humanity.
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