The Authors

About the creators of the Paragraph Ranch


Coauthors Kay Ellington and Barbara Brannon have lived parts of The Paragraph Ranch—and imagined lots more of it. They live in the Tiny House Capital of America, Spur, Texas.


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KAY ELLINGTON, a native West Texan and an alumna of the Kenyon Review Writers Workshop, has worked in newspaper audience and content development for thirty years from New York to California to the Carolinas and back again to Texas.

Editor and travel writer BARBARA BRANNON, author of The Ferries of North Carolina: A Guide to the State’s Nautical Highways, has spent most of her career in book publishing and led the groundbreaking Publishing Laboratory at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.



“At the Corner of Buddy Holly (and Mac Davis Lane)”, words and music by Barbara Brannon (pdf)

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