Wintering with WWW

WHAT IS IT?  A new seasonal ZOOM program of speakers for Women Writing the West in 2021.

WHY?  A member benefit of camaraderie, entertainment, and knowledge through the darkest months of the year.

WHO’S SPEAKING?  The speakers are successful, published authors outside of WWW Membership.
A different speaker will present a different topic each month (Jan-April.)  Revisit this page to check them out as the presenters sign on for the program.

WHO CAN ATTEND?  WWW Members of course, for free; and you may invite several of your friends to attend also. It’s our winter membership outreach and a good way to share a smile with friends during these long months.

WHEN?  The 3rd Tuesday of each month (Jan. 19, Feb. 16, Mar. 16, and Apr. 20) at 7:00 PM Mountain Time.

DID YOU SAY IT WAS FREE?  Yes, to WWW Members and your friends/guests.

HOW DO I (We) Register?  WWW Member and Past President Linda Jacobs will be your host.  Register by filling out the short form below.

PLEASE NOTE:  Each person who wants to attend must register in advance for each Wintering With WWW meeting. When the date draws near, Linda will send a ZOOM link to registered attendees.

Questions? Contact Linda Jacobs,

Registration is now open for our second Wintering with WWW Speaker, Johnny Boggs.

Registration deadline is February 15.

Fill out my online form.

Mark Your Calendars
February 16, 2021
7:00 PM Mountain Time

6:00 PM Pacific Time
8:00 PM Central Time
9:00 PM Eastern Time

Johnny Boggs

Winner of a record eight Spur Awards from Western Writers of America, novelist Johnny D. Boggs has been praised by Booklist magazine as “among the best western writers at work today.” His novels range from historical (A Thousand Texas Longhorns; Northfield) to hysterical (East of the Border; Buckskin, Bloomers, and Me) and he has often frustrated his agent by putting baseball games in his Westerns (Camp Ford; The Kansas City Cowboys). His website is In 2020, Boggs received the 2020 Owen Wister Award for lifetime contributions to Western literature and was inducted into the Western Writers Hall of Fame. A native of South Carolina, the former newspaper journalist lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. 

Have a question for Johnny? Send your question in advance to Linda Jacobs, Questions will be answered as time permits.

Goodbye Winter Blues!

Future Wintering with WWW Speakers Series:

March 16 – Speaker Anne Hillerman. Registration opens February 17, 2021.
New York Times Bestselling author, Susan Wiggs will speak on April 20. Registration will open on March 17, 2021.

March 16, 2021 Wintering with WWW
Speaker Anne Hillerman
Registration Opens February 17, 2021

Anne’s topic is, “When Characters Speak, Do You Have to Listen?”

Anne Hillerman

Santa Fe author Anne Hillerman continues the Navajo detective stories her father Tony Hillerman made popular. Her debut mystery, Spider Woman’s Daughter, received the Western Writers Spur Award as best first novel. That book, and the four novels that followed, were all New York Times best sellers. Her sixth mystery, Stargazer, is due for publication April 13, 2021. All her books feature both the foundational characters created by Tony, as well as a new cast of players Anne has added to the literary mix. When she’s not working, Anne likes to read, cook, ski and travel to places on the Navajo Nation and beyond. 

Photo Credit: Riley Russill