Emil Franzi won the Lariat Award from Western Writers of America in June, 2014, largely for his dedication to western literature and movies. He has a great program out of Tucson, Arizona, every Saturday afternoon. On October 11, I was his guest and we had a great time ranging from the genealogy of Horatio Hornblower as traced by C. Northcote Parkinson to the organizational genius of Brigham Young. Enjoy the entire interview here:
October’s mail brought the gratifying recognition, in the Rocky Mountain Writer, of the Gold Quill award given to Every Soul Is Free. The Rocky Mountain Writer is the monthly newsletter of Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers, dedicated to supporting, encouraging, and educating writers seeking publication in commercial fiction
At the League of Utah Writers awards dinner, Saturday, September 13, I had prepared myself for a shutout, when:
It is called the Gold Quill award. The League of Utah Writers gave me a gold quill pin and stickers for my books.