Born in Fort Worth and raised in Aledo, E. R. Bills is an award-winning author, journalist and travel writer. His Lone Star titles include Texas Obscurities: Stories of the Peculiar, Exceptional & Nefarious (The History Press, 2013) and Texas Far and Wide: The Tornado with Eyes, Gettysburg's Last Casualty, the Celestial Skipping Stone and Other Tales (The History Press, 2017). He currently resides in North Texas and contributes to several publications around the state, including Texas Highways, Texas Co-Op Power Magazine and Fort Worth Weekly.
About 100 Things to Do in Texas Before You Die:
Many Texas travel guides are all hat and no cattle, put together by temporary or transplanted Texans who aren't well familiar with the state in its entirety, much less the experiences and marvels that express bona fide Lone Star spirit. Award-winning author E. R. Bills' 100 Things to Do in Texas Before You Die is a definitive, quick-reference travel guide put together by a native-born, lifelong Texan who has traveled the state all his life and spent the last several years writing about its distinct treasures, attractions and history. From the Big Bend to the Big Thicket, the Panhandle to the Padre Island National Seashore and all points in between, join Bills in this Lone Star bucket list that emphasizes authentic Texas in in all of its amazing diversity, stark beauty and unparalleled presence in the lower forty-eight.