The "Code of the West" lives!

Writers & Associates| Phyliss Miranda


Favorite Writers

Here are a few of my favorite writers - readers, you might enjoy some of these, also.

  • Harvey Stanbrough - editor, poet, writer.
  • Janet K. Brown - Writing God's Message of Hope
  • Jodi Thomas - one of my co-authors on the Give Me A Texan, Give Me a Cowboy, Give Me A Texas Ranger, Give Me A Texas Outlaw, A Texas Christmas, & Be My Texas Valentine anthologies
  • Linda Broday - another of my co-authors on Give Me A Texan, Give Me A Cowboy, Give Me A Texas Ranger, Give Me A Texas Outlaw, A Texas Christmas, & Be My Texas Valentine anthologies and Hearts and Spurs Short Story Collection
  • Natalie Bright - award-winning children's author and docent for Panhandle Plains Historical Museum
  • Petticoats and Pistols - a shared blog by some of my favorite authors

Publishers and Writing Associations

  • Doubleday Book Club - escape the everyday with a great book
  • Kensington - my publisher.
  • Oklahoma Writer's Federation, Inc. - a multi-genre writers organization.
  • Texas High Plains Writers - the oldest continual writing organization in the United States founded April 20, 1920, providing resources & networking for professional and aspiring writers.
  • Prairie Rose Publications - a publishing company devoted to publishing westerns and western romances written by women.
  • Rhapsody Book Club - romances! A book club members can purchase Give Me A Texan, Give Me A Cowboy, Give Me a Texas Ranger, Give me an Outlaw, A Texas Christmas, and Be My Texas Valentine
  • RWA - "Romance Writers of America" is dedicated to advancing the professional interests of career-focused romance writers through networking and advocacy."
  • Texas Tech University Press
  • Western Fictioneers - An organization of professional authors of western novels and short stories

Personal Inspirations

Other Essentials



The word "tumbleweed" is a dry, free-roaming name for the plant Russian Thistle.
New contest:
What ranch is featured in Give me a Cowboy, The Troubled Texan, and The Tycoon and the Texan?
FUN FACT: This ranch will also be a part of my upcoming release Out of a Texas Night!!
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MIss Kitty
Phyliss Miranda

Besides my critique partners, I only have one other person who works with me and that's my Assistant Miss Kitty, Chili.

Her secret talent?? She's learning to be a writer

Phyliss Miranda

She keeps a close watch over my expenses and makes sure all of my bills have been paid

Phyliss Miranda

She even makes sure that I keep my rear in my chair