Articles: Jim Jones

White Hats- Black Hats

White Hats- Black Hats

There’s no question that the characters of my youth in literature, television and the movies helped me chart the course for how I’ve tried to live my life.  They were the “good guys” and they stood up against evil, corruption, bullying and the like.  They all wore...

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Cowboy Way- Doin’ What We Do!

Cowboy Way- Doin’ What We Do!

They say “good things come in threes” (I don’t know who “they” are and I don’t really know if “they” actually say that; I just basically made it up).  If that’s true (or even if it’s not), The Cowboy Way has just released our third album, “Doin’ What We Do,” and we’re...

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VIRTUAL STORE IS OPEN FOR BIDNESS!

VIRTUAL STORE IS OPEN FOR BIDNESS!

With live performances almost non-existent these days, it’s pretty difficult to sell products.  Some folks say the CD is “dead” and yet in the not-so-distant past (as recently as March, 2020), plenty of people were lining up at the merch table to purchase CDs.  At...

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Waning Moon Review

Waning Moon Review

Here's the latest review of my third novel, Waning Moon, Book 3 in the Jared Delaney Series. And as many of you already know, the answer to the final question below is yes. A tale of the good people in northern New Mexico fighting the corruption of the notorious Santa...

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Review: A House of Men- Sumner Wilson

Review: A House of Men- Sumner Wilson

Words matter and Sumner Wilson clearly gets that. In his novel, A House of Men, a tale of family conflict that spans generations, he uses words masterfully to paint pictures of the landscape, to set the mood and tone, and to bring his characters to life. I found...

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The Magic Portal

The Magic Portal

Long before I was a storyteller…songwriter, author, documentarian…I was a voracious consumer of stories. I’ve always loved books, movies, television shows, documentaries and singer/songwriters who told stories about their lives, and I still do. For me, it provides...

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STRANGE TIMES

STRANGE TIMES

Strange times we’re living in. As I grapple with the impact this pandemic is having on my business and particularly on my ability to do the things I love to do, I try to maintain some perspective. Entertaining folks is very important all of the time but now more than...

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Great time to read and listen to music!

Great time to read and listen to music!

Since we’re all going to be shut in a lot more than usual for a while, I would encourage you to read books and listen to music…it will lighten your load and make the time pass. I have books and music available on my website and you can get there with just a click of...

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EXCITING NEWS!!

EXCITING NEWS!!

I’m excited to announce that I’ve partnered with book publisher, Speaking Volumes. LLC. They will publish all five of my books in the Trade Paperback and E-Book markets while Five Star Publishing will continue to publish The Big Empty and The Lights of Cimarron in...

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WRITING THE WEST

WRITING THE WEST

Sometimes people ask me how I find time to do all the things I do…write books; write, perform and record music; make a documentary about Scottish Drovers coming to America. The short answer is… “Beats me.” I don’t think about it a lot, I just do it because I love it...

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READ THE WEST!

READ THE WEST!

As I try to keep some distance between myself and the constant political outrage on Facebook, I’m trying to come up with positive alternatives. It occurs to me that if people spent more time reading actual books instead of the rantings of fanatical folks who want to...

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LAST MINUTE CHRISTMAS SHOPPING!

LAST MINUTE CHRISTMAS SHOPPING!

Perhaps I’ve mentioned this already but books and music make great gifts for your friends and family. Purely by coincidence, I happen to have all sorts of music and books available right here at my website. If you’re looking for a last minute opportunity, you should...

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White Hats- Black Hats

White Hats- Black Hats

There’s no question that the characters of my youth in literature, television and the movies helped me chart the course for how I’ve tried to live my life.  They were the “good guys” and they stood up against evil, corruption, bullying and the like.  They all wore...

Cowboy Way- Doin’ What We Do!

Cowboy Way- Doin’ What We Do!

They say “good things come in threes” (I don’t know who “they” are and I don’t really know if “they” actually say that; I just basically made it up).  If that’s true (or even if it’s not), The Cowboy Way has just released our third album, “Doin’ What We Do,” and we’re...

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