Somehow, it seems fitting that I'm distantly related to both Butch Cassidy as well as Wyatt Earp. Why? Well, as a Western writer, it helps.
However, I didn't know about this. Growing up in West Virginia, you're seldom related to anyone cool unless it's the Hatfields and McCoys. I have a cousin who is into genealogy and she checked out our lineage. Rather than bore you with details, let's just say it's DISTANT. On the other hand, maybe I can finagle free admission in Old Tombstone!
Back to the Western writer thing--