Return from Caprock Canyon

Got back from Caprock Canyon today. Had a good trip and it was very beneficial as far as doing preliminary work and story ideas for the novel, including seeing and walking over the land once inhabited by Native Americans. I'll talk more about it later, but I'm headed to bed now.

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Leaving for Caprock Canyon with a Very Dark Haxan Novel in Mind

Headed to Caprock Canyon this morning. Looking forward to the relaxation and working on some notes for the new novel. Kind of eager to see if this idea will hold up. I think it has promise...but you never know until you actually start mapping out the story and ideas. One thing. The more I think …

Planning another camping trip…with writing a novel on the side!

Thinking about going camping this weekend. A couple of reasons. It's getting late in the year and if I wait much longer it's going to get cold. I don't like the cold. I can deal with the heat much better. Just me. šŸ˜› There are also the buffalo. I'd like to follow them around for …

Sunset and Moonrise in Caprock Canyon (Bridge of stars between)

The first thing that hits you when you are in the wilderness is the invading silence. It's oppressive. It seeps into you and invades your core and fills it like spring water welling through a crack in the ground.The silence is everywhere. It lifts you up and carries you throughout the day and night. The …

Buffalo in Caprock Canyon — Beyond Awesome

One of the best things about camping in Caprock Canyon are the buffalo. As a western writer (and just a writer in general and a human being enamored with history and culture) I love seeing these majestic animals. I think one of the biggest surprises is how small they are. Yes, small -- compared to …