Strength alone knows conflict; weakness is below even defeat, and is born vanquished. Anne Swetchine

About Author
  • Writing: Historical Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Teen & Young Adult, History
  • Country: United States
  • Books: 10
  • Profession: Writer
  • Member Since: Jun 2017
  • Profile Views: 6,577
BIOGRAPHY

Author Rick Just is a native Idahoan who grew up on a ranch along the Blackfoot River. He is a former Marine, a whitewater kayaker, an artist, a sports car buff and the alpha male of his schnauzer pack. As a student, he served as editor of Boise State University's nationally acclaimed literary magazine, cold-drill. During Idaho's Centennial, Rick wrote and produced the official Centennial radio series, "Idaho Snapshots," which aired daily on stations statewide. The program won the Governor's Take Pride in Idaho Award and was honored in the national Take Pride in America program.

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Keeping Private Idaho

Publish Date: Jan 25, 2014

Genre: Literary Fiction

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  • On 12, 02 2018

    Rick Just interview

    Author Rick Just lived on a ranch in Southeastern Idaho until he was 11, but moved to a nearby small town at 12, following his father's death. As a child, and even after being drafted into the Marine Corps, Rick always imagined that he would be a writer as his great-aunt was a writer. He describes working with the faculty advisor of "Cold Drill", Tom Trusky, was one... read full interview