I've been writing since I was about seven. My aunt Dore was a major early influence on my formative brain cells. She would mesmerize me with her stories while she coaxed me to eat...as I was a very picky eater and a skinny kid with knobby knees, who always loved to dance.
Other influences were Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, Hopalong Cassidy, and the whole gamut of cowboys and cowgirls riding across that small TV screen. Loved the BIG SCREEN, too. Western music became my favorite and still is although I'm eclectic when it comes to music. And reading. more...