Tumbleweed Thompson and the Sharpshooter: The Conclusion!

— Tumbleweed Thompson and the Sharpshooter: The Conclusion by Glenn McCarty, illustrated by Joe Sutphin —   The sun broke over the Rocky Mountains with grace and glory that Saturday morning, and everything – juniper, columbine, even the scraggly sagebrush – seemed to glow with promise. Bursting out of bed, I darted to my chest of … Continue reading Tumbleweed Thompson and the Sharpshooter: The Conclusion!

New Tumbleweed Story!

-- Tumbleweed Thompson and the Sharpshooter by Glenn McCarty, illustrated by Joe Sutphin -- “You’re aimin’ too high. Gonna blast a hole clean through my window. And I like that window. Lower your arm a touch.” "High? Are you sure?” “Sure I’m sure.” I turned to where Wendell Jenkins, graying barber of Rattlesnake Junction, sat … Continue reading New Tumbleweed Story!

Horace and Oscar – The Story Behind the Story

"A picture is worth a thousand words." That's what they say, right? Today, I have a brand new story up over at Story Warren called "Oscar and Horace Visit the Lake" that's a good example of that saying. Because I love to hear about the creative process and how stories emerge and evolve, I thought I'd share … Continue reading Horace and Oscar – The Story Behind the Story