Monday, June 26, 2006
Creators I Would Like to Take To Dinner #1- Beau Smith
From his greatest creation, Wynonna Earp, to a memorable run on Guy Gardner Warrior, Beau has been able to preach his message to the masses. He made Guy Gardner a hero that men appreciated and women liked. His Wynonna Earp is one of the greatest characters created in recent memory and I wish he would write more of her in the near future. She is fearless and gutsy, and though sometimes her clothes are a bit flimsy, she is worshipped and treated with respect by the men she interacts with. She isn't a "bad girl", she is a Western Hero and her brains are exactly where they should be.
Beau is able to interact with his fans in a way that I really respect. He answers his e-mails promptly and is very professional in every way while making the person feel pleased with themselves for getting a response. He gives props where they are due, but isn't afraid to call someone on the carpet for bad behavior. He has a way with a phrase that has never been duplicated, and never will be.
Beau is a man of the people. He acts like a grown up, and takes responsibility, which is the ultimate in my eyes. He has a great sense of humor that comes through to his readers. He is down to earth enough that he doesn't intimidate his fans, but makes them feel embraced. It is a rare quality to find these days.
I wish that one of these days Beau would come to the Pacific Northwest. My husband is also a huge fan, and we would love to meet him. It doesn't have to be dinner, I would settle for a conversation. I just want to shake his hand and maybe hug him, depending on what mood strikes, or if my hubby is nearby!!
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Beau is a good guy, and if you check out his picture, definitely a manly one too. Can I say he's kinda hot and not seem too offensive? Beau is one in a million, so check out his stuff, including the Flying Fist Ranch for some wisdom.