Being the all-around assistant, typist, researcher,aand fact checker to one of the most popular westernaauthorsaof all time, J.A. Johnstone learned fromathe master, Uncle William W. Johnstone. a
He began tutoring J.A. at an early age. After-school hours were often spent retyping manuscripts oraresearching his massive American Western history library as well as the more modern wars and conflicts.aJ.A. worked hard-and learned.
oEvery day with Billawas an adventure story in itself. Bill taught meaallahe couldaabout the art of storytelling. 'Keep the historical facts accurate ,'ahe would say. 'Remember the readers, and as your grandfather once told me, I am telling you now- be the best J.A. Johnstone you can be.'o