Neil Waring, the author of nine books and numerous short stories, was born in O'Neill, Nebraska, raised in Fairbury, Nebraska and educated at Peru State College, Wayne State College and the University of Wyoming.
Neil is the author of four historical fiction books set in Wyoming and throughout the American west. Along with his historical works Neil is also the author of three children's books set in 1950s Nebraska.
Neil's two nonfiction books are, The Civilian Conservation Corps and the Building of Guernsey State Park and Begining Gardening and Other Entertaining Lies.
Mr. Waring spent 42 years in education, teaching, American History, Wyoming History, and Geography along with a variety of other social science and English classes. Although the majority of his teaching career was spent teaching at the high school level he also taught Wyoming History, as an adjunct professor, for area community colleges for nearly twenty years.
In addition to his books, Mr. Waring has published multiple short stories and historical pieces both online and in print. He writes a popular Wyoming blog, Wyoming Fact and Fiction, at http://wyoming-fact-and-fiction.blogspot.com and can be followed on Twitter @wyohistoryguy.
Neil and his wife Jan live in Guernsey, Wyoming near Fort Laramie, the Oregon Trail, the North Platte River and beautiful Guernsey State Park. Neil spends his free time reading, writing, gardening, playing golf, fishing, traveling and hiking trails throughout Guernsey State Park.