AUGUST 6, 2015 - LIVING A RICHER LIFE ~ Life Changing Talk Radio
THEME: The Traditional Western - Still a Good Read
Candy Moulton- A Wyoming native and author of 13 Western history books, co-edited a collection of short fiction and written, produced. Candy is a two-time Western Writers of America Spur Award winner, an Oregon Heritage and Silver Remi Award winner and as well as a Finalist at the International Family Film Festival in Hollywood.
Monty McCord - Award Winning Author, President of the Adams County Historical Society a member of the Nebraska Writers Guild Author and Spur Finalist Award for Best Western Audio Book.
Phil Mills - Phil Mills, Jr. is an Award Winning Author and owner of a collection of more than 3,000 hardback western books. His first novel, “Where a Good Wind Blows” won a Finalist Award for Best 2010 Western Audio book from the Western Writers of America.
THIS WEEK’S MESSAGE:
The Traditional Western is a genre of various arts, such as comics, fiction, film, games, radio, and television. Westerns are devoted to telling stories set primarily in the latter half of the 19th century in the American Old West, hence the name. Many feature American Indians, bandits, cowboys, lawmen, outlaws, and soldiers, and as well as spectacular mountain scenery. Some are set in the American colonial era. There are also a number of films about Western-type characters in contemporary settings. Western Writers specialize in all types of western historical non-fiction, fiction and tales of the American frontier. Many consider the golden age of the historic west to have occurred for only three decades, from the end of the civil war to the beginning of the 20th century. Western fiction peaked during the 1960's and is still alive and well. Why are traditional Westerns still…a very a good read?