Don Collett began his writing career working as a special Navy correspondent for the Honolulu Advertiser and Honolulu Star Bulletin. Later, while balancing a career as a professional golfer and businessman, he wrote two golf instructional books with Hall of Famers Billy Casper ("Chipping and Putting") and Gene Littler ("How to Master the Iron Game").
A Life Member of the PGA of America, Collett, also collaborated with Golf Digest in the publication of 'Hall of Famers in Action" while serving as president of the original World Golf Hall of Fame in Pinehurst, North Carolina.
"The Well" is Collett's first novel and is based on true events. It is written through the eyes of a 13-year-old teenager, Danny Collins, and tells of life on a large working ranch in the Western Nevada desert and of his frequent and frightening encounters with two ruthless ex-convicts, Jake Dalton and Bernie McCoy, who were employed at the ranch.
'...a chilling, action-packed survival story about life in rural America.