C D Tuttle

Biography

C. D. Tuttle was born and raised in Central Oklahoma. Through learning from his great grandmother, who was in the Oklahoma land rush of 1891, and the experiences of his father, he developed a passionate interest in the old West. He spent his formative years on a farm in Lincoln County, Oklahoma. Well educated in the sciences, he spent his professional life as a geologist, zoologist and naturalist. Throughout his travels to wild places such as Africa, Southeast Asia, India, Australia, Central and South America, he never lost touch with his Western upbringing. At a young age his mother introduced him to a youth book club where he became interested in science fiction by H. G. Wells, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Robert E. Howard and many others from the early years of science fiction. These authors inspired him to write his first sci-fi story at age 11. He resided on the western slope of Colorado for 20 years. There, he enjoyed learning about the rich mining and ranching history. He operated an off-road touring company in Ouray, Colorado for nine years, touring visitors through the many mining ghost towns and filming sights for the movies of True Grit and How the West was won. He now resides in the beautiful Maine village of Rockport. Living in rugged environments has been his passion from Oklahoma to Alaska and Colorado and Maine, where his ancestors first arrived in the new world in 1635.

Smashwords Interview

When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I read a lot. Genres of interest are westerns, both fiction and non-fiction (love western history), horror drama, horror sci fi, sci fi in general, fantasy, sword and sorcery, adventure (especially dealing with wildlife, far off places, mountain climbing), US history as well as world history, science publications on nearly any subject and most anything that lays in front of me for long. When I'm not reading I enjoy yard work, hiking, going for long walks, skiing, snow shoeing, bicycling, most anything outdoors.
Who are your favorite authors?
Louis L'amour, Tony Hillerman, Dean Koontz, Robert E. Howard, H. G. Wells, Fritz Lieber, Michael Moorcock, Ann McCaffery, Frank Herbert, Arthur C. Clarke, Piers Anthony, Clifford D. Simak, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Issac Asimov, Andre Norton
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Books

The Other Side of Creation
Price: Free! Words: 41,430. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Will Caylen, a paleoanthropologist dying of old age, found himself in what he thought was heaven. It was in fact, a metamorphosed state of being that humans evolved to upon death. This evolution was totally controlled by an alien race that had been trapped in our universe since the Big Bang. They needed a very special human to help them return to their own universe. Will Caylen was that human.
Kane Moss, A Tale of Reckoning
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,880. Language: American English. Published: January 10, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Western
This is a riveting tale of vengeance resulting from a raid on a small mountain village in Wyoming. A posse of six sets out to extract revenge on the gang that pillaged their village. Led by Kane, one of his posse members is Sarah Jane. Losing a brother and sister in the raid she will be put down by no man. She will have her revenge come hell or high water.

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