Spurs of Inspiration

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Compilation of stories written by students while in Archer County, Texas during a summer class sponsored by the University of North Texas mayborn Institute. Contents -- Prologue: From the Mentor; The McMurtrys: The Rancher & the Writer, Herdin' Books; Discovering the Old West: One Last Ride, Trails to the Sacred, And the Dust Remains te Same; Archer County Originals: The Broken Brotherhood, Virgin Territory; On Becoming a Writer: Shadow on the Prairie, A Time Traveler in Archer, Coming out of the Cocoon, The Smoke Clears; Epilogue: Keeping Story Alive.

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116 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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Getschow, George & Knight, Paul 2006.

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This book is part of the collection entitled: Ten Spurs and was provided by UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 72 times . More information about this book can be viewed below.

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UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

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  • Main Title: Spurs of Inspiration
  • Added Title: Spurs of Inspiration: Archer County, Texas July, 2005

Description

Compilation of stories written by students while in Archer County, Texas during a summer class sponsored by the University of North Texas mayborn Institute. Contents -- Prologue: From the Mentor; The McMurtrys: The Rancher & the Writer, Herdin' Books; Discovering the Old West: One Last Ride, Trails to the Sacred, And the Dust Remains te Same; Archer County Originals: The Broken Brotherhood, Virgin Territory; On Becoming a Writer: Shadow on the Prairie, A Time Traveler in Archer, Coming out of the Cocoon, The Smoke Clears; Epilogue: Keeping Story Alive.

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116 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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"Stories and images in this journal were gathered by literary tribesmen who wandered all over Archer City and County looking for story during the summer of 2005. The tribesmen not listed as authors are: Don Jones, Ryan Rhodes, Reyna Gobel, Tricia Dameron, Valerie Gordon, Jacob Taylor, Chris Fergusson, and Hedish Connor."

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Ten Spurs

Ten Spurs is a literary journal produced by the Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism at UNT each year. The ten writers are the winners of the writing contest of the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference from the previous year. There are six winners -- three from the reported narrative category and three from personal essay. The four runners-up come from both areas. The top winners are awarded cash prizes and trophies at the Mayborn Conference in July and are published in the journal and on the website.

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  • 2006

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  • June 1, 2014, 6:14 p.m.

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Getschow, George & Knight, Paul. Spurs of Inspiration, book, 2006; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc287870/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism.