About Davalynn

As the wife and mother of professional rodeo bullfighters, I’ve made a few trips around the proverbial arena – mainly on my knees in prayer. That’s my husband, Mike, in the clown barrel playing tag with the bull, and our son, Jake, saving a bull rider.

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As a photographer and journalist, I’ve enjoyed chronicling cowboy life,  with credits in Prorodeo Sports News, Western Horseman, American Cowboy, and Horse and Rider. My years as a crime-beat reporter netted several journalistic awards and interlaced with inspirational articles I wrote for Power for Living, Standard, The Quiet Hour, Chicken Soup for the Soul, and other national publications. Today when I’m not working on my next cowboy romance, I teach creative writing at the community college and speak at conferences, retreats, and workshops.

If you’d like a signed copy of one of my books, drop me a note through my contact page and I’ll send you a signed bookplate and bookmark.

Until then, relax with a good happy-ending romance, complete with all the struggles and setbacks everyday people face on an everyday basis. Be inspired by characters who approach their challenges with a special focus on the Lord and His help, realizing He is the hub around which life turns.

And fall in love with a cowboy!

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Curious about coffee in the Old West? Learn more about Arbuckle’s in my guest post on Heroes, Heroines, and History.

“7.1 Confessions of a Love Writer” – see my guest post on the wildly popular Seekerville blog.

Cut Yourself Some Slack – my advice for writing through adversity: Seriously Write.

“The Snowbound Bride” interview.

“How to be a writer 101”

The Royal Gorge War.

My articles in More to Life magazine.


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