Category: Westerns

Are You the Western Writing Hare or the Cowboy Book-loving Tortoise?

How did G.P. Hutchinson achieve one of the fastest selling Westerns of the year? How did he go from moving a few copies a month, to having close to a million pages of his book read in a single month? What was the magic ingredient? The truth is, there isn’t a magic ingredient. There was just …

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Post and Repeat: How to Build Your Western Books Into Sellers

Ask anyone. Westerns aren’t big sellers… apparently. Seriously? It must be the biggest secret in the world that the top selling Westerns are consistently outselling most of their rivals. But why is this secret so, well, secret? I’m afraid I can’t answer that at all. All I know is that Westerns are a market of …

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So, Your Western Isn’t Selling… Isn’t It About Time You Turned Your Western Into A Hit?

Today’s interview is with a book promoter. His name Nick Wale, and he has the distinction of having had 15 books in the Western top 100 at the same time. He started off working for thriller writer Cliff Roberts, and during their first year together, he helped move $100,000 dollars’ worth of his thrillers. He …

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So You Want To Turn Your Western Into An Audiobook?

A great voice is something to be cherished… voices like Lanza, Sinatra, Elvis and Bob Dylan have all found success in the music industry, and when you have a voice like Paul Provo, you can get work wherever you go as easily as opening your mouth. Outlaws Publishing signed Chet A. Cord just recently, and needed …

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A Shootout Interview with Author Cliff Roberts

Cliff Roberts burst onto the writing scene in 2013 with a huge hit. That hit was called “Reprisal: The Eagle Rises” and was followed by a multitude of hits. His latest novel “Shootout” is currently one of the bestselling westerns in the United States. Enjoy!  When did you know you wanted to be a writer? …

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Why Western Writers Should Be Happier Now Than Ever Before

Westerns have long been some of the most successful books in the book business—from Zane Grey and Bower through to modern Western bestsellers like G.P. Hutchinson and John Legg. There are few in the know who can deny the fact that these books sell as well as they ever have. Those who are not in …

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Carry Me Back to the Old West: An Interview with Western Bestseller Rick Jantz

One of the biggest new names in the Western writing world is Rick Jantz. Rick has had huge success with his first two books “Colson’s Law” and “Call of Country: Matt Kemp: U.S Marshal.” The big question is this– what makes Rick Jantz a huge success? Why do his books outsell those of other authors ten …

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Along The Navajo Trail with Rick Jantz

Rick Jantz just scored a huge Western hit with his first novel “Colson’s Law.” This interview delves into the part of his brain that can’t get enough of the Old West. Enjoy, saddle up, and ride into the big, blue yonder with Rick Jantz. 1. Can you describe your new book “Call of Country” for …

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QuickFIRE with Western Author Rick Jantz

The Rules of Gunfighting 1. Bring a gun, preferably two. 2. Anybody worth one bullet is worth two. 3. Only hits count. 4. If your shooting stance is good you’re probably not moving fast enough or using cover correctly. 5. Keep shooting until the threat is eliminated. 6. If you can choose what to bring, …

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Blue Canadian Rockies: Rick Jantz Brings the Western Back

The name is Rick Jantz, and he’s a new writer on the block. He writes Westerns and his first book, “Colson’s Law,” is the stuff that movies are made from. This first interview with Rick should tell you that he is eloquent, interesting and devoted to his craft. When Rick asked me to interview him, …

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