Hank in Pennsylvania!

Friday, August 16, 2013

We hope you enjoy this article about John R. Erickson's recent trip to Pennsylvania! 

From the article:  

"Meeting an author in person is always a delight.  John R. Erickson, best known as the creator of the Hank the Cowdog series, walked out in front of the crowd of parents and kids at our conference with a banjo slung over his shoulder and an honest-to-God BIG Texan cowboy hat.  His seminar on writing and creativity was a long-series of tales and songs that had the entire crowd laughing.

Mr. Erickson embodies the writer’s adage to “write what you know”, having been raised in the Texan panhandle and worked as a ranch hand.  His quirky animal and human characters are based on dogs, horses, and people that he has known and they thrum with life... (continued)"

"Funny and Family-Oriented: Hank the Cowdog series" - Read the entire story in the "Pine Needles and Paper Trails" blog.



Tags: Hank the Cowdog books, Writing, Ranching, Panhandle, Perryton