Meet the Members: Donna Marie Miller

“I would love to have a Lone Star beer with Larry McMurtry on his front porch in Archer City someday.”

-Donna Marie Miller

A member of the Writers’ League since April 2016, Donna Marie Miller lives in Austin.

DMMiller headshot for Writers' League of Texas 2016Scribe: In what genre(s) do you write?

Donna Marie Miller: I write nonfiction. I prefer to write historical and creative nonfiction. However, I also currently write interviews with musicians and filmmakers for two magazines, Elmore and Creative Screenwriting.

Scribe: What author(s) would you like to have a drink with, and what beverage?

DMM: I would love to have a Lone Star beer with Larry McMurtry on his front porch in Archer City someday.

Scribe: If you were stranded on a deserted island, what book would you want to have with you to keep you sane?

DMM: Definitely Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry.

Scribe: What have you learned from your association with the Writers’ League?

DMM: I have often discovered useful information while attending any one of the WLT’s annual Agents & Editors Conferences.

Scribe: Where do you see your writing taking you (or you taking it) in the future?

DMM: This fall Texas A&M University Press will publish my first book, The Broken Spoke Legend: More than 50 Years as Austin’s Favorite Honky-Tonk.

Scribe: Here at the Writers’ League, we love sharing book recommendations. What’s one Texas-related book that has come out within the past year that you couldn’t put down?

DMM: It’s a Long Story: My Life by Willie Nelson with David Ritz.

Scribe: Is there anything else about you that you would like to share with the world? An opportunity for blatant self-promotion!

DMM: I would like to share the address for my blog that provides links to all of my most recently published work and will soon feature a book page: https://donnamariemillerblog.com

Thanks, Donna!

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