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Patrick Bone is a retired parole officer for the State of Colorado, who is also a grandfather, sometimes dancer, and most-of-the-time writer. He has been a ranch hand, police officer, minister, prison captain, and college teacher. Now he writes and tells stories, illustrates his writing, sings and plays guitar. In addition, he now lives in Tennessee where he farms, raises Highland cattle, works with immigrants and disadvantaged people, and has just finished doctorate of theology.

His stories have appeared in magazines and several of Bruce Coville's collections of scary stories for children, published by Scholastic Books. His first published short story, "Bloody Mary," has become a favorite of children in the United States and Great Britain. It was followed by more stories in Coville'sScholastic Books. He has been published in various literary magazines.

Patrick's short stories, novels and poems are inspired by his and his family's experiences.

He wrote a series of scary poems for children, and asked Founders: Bands, Singers, Songwriters, Solo Performers, Sidemen, Instrumentalists, Performers, Entertainers, Musicians, Places to Hear Acoustic Music, Locations, Venues, Clubs, Festivals, Business and Services Supporting Acoustic Music, Music Stores, Musical Instruments, Music Teachers Sandy Reay Sandy Reay: Bands, Singers, Songwriters, Solo Performers, Sidemen, Instrumentalists, Performers, Entertainers, Musicians to set them to music. She and Peter Schwimmer Peter Schwimmer: Bands, Singers, Songwriters / Composers, Solo Performers, Sidemen, Instrumentalists, Performers, Entertainers, Musicians, Cowboy Poets recorded them, while Patrick illustrated the accompanying book, There's a Dead Boy in the Attic. Patrick did the narration on "There's a Dead Boy in the Attic."

Patrick rewrote "Bloody Mary" into a young-adult novel. He then wrote more young-adult novels including"A Melungeon Winter" and "Aliens of Transylvania County."

Patrick Bone with "There's a Dead Boy in the Attic"
"There's a Dead Boy in the Attic" book by Patrick Bone

written and illustrated
by Patrick Bone

Sandy Reay, Patrick Bone, Peter Schwimmer

Sandy Reay, Patrick Bone
and Peter Schwimmer
performing a song from
There's a Dead Boy in the Attic

at the Swallow Hill Folk-a-Thon
Summer, 1995

 
article about Patrick Bone by S. L. Reay, Distinctive Lifestyles, Autumn 1998
article about Patrick Bone
Distinctive Lifestyles, Autumn 1995
(click on article for enlargement)
 

Halloween Show:  Patrick Bone

Patrick Bone at Halloween Show

Patrick Bone

Sandy Reay and Patrick Bone

with Sandy Reay

     
     
Bruce Coville's Book of Monsters incl. "Bloody Mary" by Patrick Bone
includes "Bloody Mary"
©
1993
Bruce Coville's Book of Ghosts incl. "The Secret of City Cemetary" by Patrick Bone
includes "The Secret of City Cemetary"
©1994
Bruce Coville's Book of Spine Tinglers incl. "Vampire for Hire" by Patrick Bone
includes "Vampire for Hire"
©1996
     
Bloody Mary book by Patrick Bone
"Bloody Mary"
by Patrick Bone ©1999
A melungeon Winter book by Patrick Bone
"A Melungeon Winter"
by Patrick Bone ©2001
Aliens of Transylvania County book by Patrick Bone
"Aliens of Transylvania County"
by Patrick Bone ©2002
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