SunLit Interview: For Dave Jilk and Brad Feld, philosophy mirrors business
The co-authors of "Entrepreneur's Weekly Nietzsche" didn't write a how-to for entrepreneurs so much as they encouraged deeper thinking
SunLit Interview: In the tale of a union trailblazer, Jane Little Botkin found a story that still resonates
For "The Girl Who Dared to Defy," the author dug deep into the history of the woman who engineered an uprising among Denver housemaids
SunLit Interview: KM Merritt sought humor with heart for her heroes with disabilities
In "Magic and Misrule" the fantasy author continues her mission of exploring characters who, like herself, are "a little different"
SunLit Interview: How a single line in a travel guide led EJ Levy to write “The Cape Doctor”
As the author toured Capetown, she continually heard the doctor's voice -- and it led to her novel exploring constructs of sex and gender
SunLit Interview: Jodi Bowersox’s deep research on schizophrenia shaped one of her characters
The author fleshed out a key player in "Red Rabbit on the Run" -- and then vetted the result with a medical expert
SunLit Interview: To publish “The Reincarnationist Papers,” Eric Maikranz took an unusual route
The former software exec used crowdsourcing to make his story a film starring Mark Wahlberg before returning to traditional publishing
SunLit Interview: Jim Davidson’s harrowing experience led to tools for scaling “The Next Everest”
His experience on the mountain ultimately led the author to understand how surviving trauma can trigger personal growth
SunLit Interview: Kathryn Wilder started with essays. Slowly, they grew into a cohesive narrative.
She struggled to define "Desert Chrome" until she told a friend it was "about a woman lost in grief who finds her way out by following mustangs"
SunLit Interview: Jenny Shank drew on experience to reach across chasms in “Mixed Company”
From growing up amid Denver's court-ordered busing to a variety of jobs, the author's life inspired scenarios for her fictional characters
SunLit Interview: Ever the writer, even Gary Reilly’s fiction often focused on literary craft
"Jeremy Bannister" is just the latest award winner among the works of an author who shied from self-promotion
SunLit Interview: “Alpha” author David Philipps faced barriers of silence and suspicion
The Colorado-born New York Times reporter persisted to produce a book -- and start an important conversation -- on the inner workings of a controversial Navy SEALs unit
SunLit Interview: “Luther, Wyoming” co-authors introduced often-ignored Western characters
Mario Acevedo and Tomas Alamilla slipped Indian scouts and Buffalo soldiers into their narrative. They also paid close attention to dialogue.
SunLit Interview: Mystery master Margaret Mizushima incorporates theme of family
In "Hanging Falls," she addresses newly found relatives -- and polygamy -- in a K-9 assisted murder investigation
SunLit Interview: Jo Fontana’s theme behind “Gods of the Bay” shifted to include the impact of climate change
She found writing about a location's past easy. But capturing its present-day challenges required research -- and a visit
SunLit Interview: A Wyoming upbringing pointed Bronwyn Long Borne to the pioneer spirit
The author of "Custodian of the Spirits" combined her fascination with the West with innate romanticism to build a series of novels
SunLit Interview: Robert G. Williscroft drew on Navy experience for “Operation Ice Breaker”
Dubbed "a living Jack Ryan" by one fellow officer, Williscroft explored the Artic depths in his own career before creating protagonist Mac McDowell
SunLit Interview: After a pandemic interruption, Jodi Bowersox found a setting for her protagonist
SunLit Interview: Co-author Laurel McHargue found life lessons, and a collaborator, through puzzles
COVID-19 inspired her to try new projects -- including raising ducklings -- but puzzling led her to write the "self-help-lite" book "Peace by Piece"
SunLit Interview: How Wendy Terrien created a world of cryptids — and characters that feel like family
The author wrote "The Forge of Bonds," the fourth book in her series, faster than the others. But it turned out to be the longest -- and took a physical toll.
SunLit Interview: Sheri Cobb South went deep on research for her historical mystery series
This John Pickett novel, "Brother Can You Spare a Crime?" also led the author to ask the Bank of England for the best way to rob it. They answered.