Gary Winstead

Biography

Gary Winstead, the youngest of eleven children, was born in 1948 and grew up in Pontiac, Illinois, an obscure farm town in the middle of the Illinois Corn Belt. At the age of eighteen, he joined the United States Marine Corps and served for four years, rising to the rank of corporal (E-4) before earning his honorable discharge. He went on to receive a bachelor’s degree in physical education, a master’s in educational administration from California State University, Fullerton.
He is a roper (header) and member of the USTRC and National Senior Rodeo Cowboys Association. He is married to his wife Jerasol and lives in Southern California. He is also a producer and director:
The Pony No One Could Ride is his first film. Welcome To Frogmore is his second film

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Books

420 High School
Series: 420 High. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2016 by Crimson Cloak Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Graphic novel, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Dear readers, welcome to the very first edition of 420 High. Come with us now to the wonderful home of the Tokers, where no teacher gets angry - and lots of snacks are sold as fundraisers. This tongue-in-cheek comic book series kicks off at the start of a new term at 420 High, where a wonderful laid-back attitude prevails, and horticulture and science take on a whole new meaning ...
The Chukar Fiasco, and Kippy
Series: The Crimson Shorts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015 by Crimson Cloak Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In The Chukar Fiasco, Cutter the cowboy has qualms about having agreed to go partidge shooting with Crazy Dave. Kippy is the story of a bad-tempered Angora goat: Cutter gets more than he bargained for when he takes Kippy on as a weed-mower! Two humorous stories from Gary R. Winstead to make you smile.
A Dream Come True
Series: The Crimson Shorts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2015 by Crimson Cloak Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Adventure » General
It is every cowboy's dream to win the world title at the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas. This Christmas, will saddle bronc rider Chance Morgan's dream come true?
Santa's Little Helpers
Series: The Crimson Cloak Anthologies · Crimson Cares · Crimson Cloak Educational. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,700. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015 by Crimson Cloak Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Crafts & Hobbies, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Volume 5 of the Crimson Cloak Anthologies is a children's miscellany of stories and crafts for Christmas 2015
Consuming Tales
Series: The Crimson Cloak Anthologies · Crimson Cares. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,000. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Here are thirteen eerie tales plus a couple of true encounters, to chill the spine on a gloomy autumn evening. All items are donated and profits from this book, the fourth in the Crimson Cloak charity Anthologies series, go to World Child Cancer, helping children worldwide survive this scariest of diseases. Enjoy!
Murder in Auburn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,940. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2015 by Crimson Cloak Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When diminutive Trell Johnson, saddle bronc cowboy, is found dead in an Auburn street during the rodeo season, his friends get together to find his murderer. But the apparent indifference of the police stems from corruption in high places. After an attempt on his life, the police officer on the case becomes determined to unravel the mystery of the dead cowboy before they run out of witnesses.
Steps In Time
Series: The Crimson Cloak Anthologies · Crimson Cares. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,600. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Steps In Time, short stories having to do with some aspect of Time. The 2nd Crimson Cloak Anthology, published in aid of Alzheimer's Disease UK. Authors: Roger Bone, Janice Clark, Ray Daley, Madeline Dow, T W Embry, Jane Finch, Don Ford, Elizabeth Grace, Rod Martinez, Rodney Page, Esma Race, Doug Rains, P J Roscoe, Wesley Tallant, Chrystal Vaughan, Barbara Weitzner and Gary Winstead.
Glodwyn's Treasure Chest
Series: The Crimson Cloak Anthologies · Crimson Cares. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,270. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Glodwyn’s Treasure Chest contains twelve charming short stories for children, collected by a gnome. With fairy stories, “dragons” and alligators, time-travelling children, a Firehouse Dog and a Pony which refuses to be ridden, there is something for everyone in this gem of a book.

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