Tuesday, 16 October 2012
New author website for D.M. Harrison
I write about the Wild West.
The cowboys were larger than life characters living in a splendid backdrop of snowcapped mountains and endless prairies.
A spectacular stage for real folk heroes.
There was a beauty and grandeur waiting for those brave, or foolish enough to cross from east to west of America. But it was a tough land only to be conquered by those not afraid of hard work and willing to shape a new life for themselves.
Although the pioneers of the Western frontier forged new boundaries, the Indian Nations were displaced. It heralded a battle only one side would win.
Men led the way in pursuit of gold but the women followed. They took a large part in the making of the West.
The Western genre covers a short period from the gold rush of 1849 through to the time the West was tamed in the late 1800’s.
A short, but action packed time in history.
Read more at http://dmharrison.com/dmharrison.com/Welcome.html