Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Is the Western dead?

This subject often comes up when people find out I write western novels. "Oh, voice from the past, eh?" Well, yes, but if the numbers are to be believed, more people read and view westerns all the time. I mean, the audience for the genre is growing. True, there are more cop shows and comedies produced, but more people watch westerns than any other genre on TV. Finally, as you can see in this link, the powers that be are beginning to notice. Read about the Cowboy Comeback and smile.