Of Dime Novels and Shootists Excerpt from A Concise History of the West by Muireall Anne Ravenscroft
Regrettably, too many Americans (and likely many Europeans as well) have learned much of what they know of the old west from dime novels. Because I …
Rich Ritter discovered a passion for writing during his tumultuous high school years. This zeal was consumed by technical writing during his lifelong profession as an architect until the age of 49, when he began work on his first novel. Ritter was born in Iowa, raised in the social cauldron of Southern California, completed his architecture degree (Cal Poly SLO) in Denmark, and is a 40-year Alaska resident.