Breathing New Life Into The Old West!
My love of Westerns began with the reading of "Flint," a novel by famed Western author, Louis L'Amour.
In reality, my eventual Western writing career almost didn't happen.
That is because I was young and foolish, which caused me to make fun of my dad for reading those "dime store novels," words that I later had to eat.
While getting ready to go to work, Dad always had a paperback copy of Louis L'Amour in his lunch bucket.
Then I finally read one, forever proving that my dad wasn’t the stupid one in our family.
So begins the story...
Now I routinely try to write the kind of books I like to read. And I’ve discovered that other people seem to like them as well.
My books aren't exactly, "Eat, Pray, Love." They tend to be more: "Ride, Shoot, Shove."
I am a husband of over thirty years to my first and only wife, who is also my best friend in this world. I am the father of three great kids, the father-in-law of two more, and the grandfather of a couple boys who always keep me smiling.
I am a proud member of the West Virginia Writers and Western Writers of America.
Besides my passion for writing, I am a hard-core fan of West Virginia University football and basketball.
To learn more, you can check out my author's page on Facebook: http://www.Facebook.com/R.G.Yoho.
You can also follow me on Twitter: @rgyoho.