A Short Bio for Author C. D. Tuttle

I grew up on a farm in central Oklahoma. With family members in the Landrush of 1891 and with the western history of Oklahoma I grew up with a keen interest in the old west. Writing about the old west came naturally. Dad was a prolific reader of western paperbacks. He always had stacks of books by Louis L'amour, Zane Grey and others around his big comfort chair. I read those too. He was an original subscriber to True West Magazine which I continue the subscription today. I have a complete set of all True West Magazines dating back to the first publication in 1954. My mother was a big influence on my reading and writing habits. She enrolled me in a book club when I was in the third grade. I read all sorts of books from children adventure stories, nature stories to science fiction. Mother encouraged reading and made sure I had about anything I wanted when it came to books, magazines and interactive publications such as Audubon's booklets. By the time I was twelve I was deeply into science fiction having read most of H G Wells writings and Edgar Rice Burroughs. The old fellow who ran the local newsstand would hold back a copy of Weird Tales and Amazing Stories for me every month. Consequently, I write in a number of genres from western fiction, science-fi, sword and sorcery to horror drama.

Content copyright 2023.  C. D. Tuttle.  Photos, background and others, by Elizabeth Cardozo.  Kane Moss cover by Xlibris. The Other Side of Creation cover by R. L. Sather of SelfPubBookCovers.com. All rights reserved.

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