Patrick Dorn, blogslinger, has been a lifelong fan of Weird Western tales, from campfire ghost stories, to “strange but true” legends of the West, and of course the old comic books. Now there’s a renaissance of Weird West fiction, and he wants to be part of it! You can be too.
Who I am
Patrick Dorn, Author/Playwright/Reviewer. (I’m not a business, but I include links to places where you can purchase my stories and plays, and also occasional affiliate links to related products.) You can e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
My website address is: https://www.patrickdorn.com.
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Who we share your data with
How long we retain your data
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Where we send your data
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Your contact information
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