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  • Writer's pictureWayne E. Purcell

Western Writers of America

I was pleased this summer to be accepted into the Western Writers of America organization. They give out "Spur Awards" for western poems, songs, movies, and several categories of books that have come out in the past year. I've submitted mine for the historical fiction categirt and also for the "debut books" category, for writers who have published their very first book. Awards will be announced in March and then given out at their annual conference, in South Dakota next June.

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Hard to believe, but on March 4, 2023, it was announced at the Tucson Book Festival that my book had been chosen from over 45 books submitted in the historical fiction category, in the top three, as a


Doug Wolven
Doug Wolven
Sep 29, 2022

Hey! There yar! Looks great. I wonder where my capote is. I have my hat with the rattle snake band. Hm?

Wayne E. Purcell
Wayne E. Purcell
Mar 20, 2023
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Always nice to hear from you. Found your capote yet? Glad you have your hat! Wayne

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