Author tells landmarks’ stories

One more time, we have a native writer who has published a book to entice readers who enjoy glimpses into the past. Gene L. Duke has compiled a unique look at scenes along the roads in this area of the nation — “Route ‘66’: May They Rust in Peace.” This volume is about the many […]

Former Tucumcari student gets book published

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QCSun staff Former Tucumcari High School student Max Holman published his first book in April and is currently working on the second of his mutli-trilogy series. “Writing the book was the easy part. Getting published was the painstaking process,” Holman said. Holman’s first book, “The Chronicles of White Raven and the Book of Vanderbolt: The […]

Fat not good measure of fitness

In 1979, Covert Bailey first published a popular book entitled “Fit or Fat.” The book has sold nearly 900,000 copies to date. The premise of his book was that the typical out-of-shape American could implement lifestyle choices that would make them either fit or fat. Mr. Bailey stated that you could be either fit or […]

Where are the books going, gone?

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Book Review sections and book reviews themselves are fading at such newspapers as the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle and San Diego Union-Tribune. The Wall Street Journal published a story about the trend, attributing it to the lack of book advertising. There have […]

Cartoonist has Tucumcari roots

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Dustin Runyan, Tucumcari High School Class of ‘87, has recently had a book of his cartoons published nationally. The subject matter is not typical cartoon fare — the characters are Christians who often find themselves in humorous situations. “I always make a distinction between taking truth seriously and taking […]

Route 66 writers wanted

Judy Hiner Do you like to write? Would you like to see your story published in an international magazine? Would you like to get paid for it and receive a plaque and hear it read in public by a Pulitzer Prize nominee? Your chance is here and now. As part of the second annual nternational […]