Right off the bat, the co-authors of "Denver Moon: The Minds of Mars" have their protagonist face two existential questions: Who am I? Why am I here?
A body, a pistol, a will, a dog — and a suggestion of zombies — tell a tale of death in polite companyBy Alex Acks Book Excerpts Primary category in which blog post is published
Autumn chill, a logical girl, a strange boy and the beating of black wings set scene for young adult novelBy Susan Cunningham Book Excerpts Primary category in which blog post is published
In a murder mystery set in the Colorado mountains, author C.C. Harrison brings together distinctive characters -- and ukeleles
Pointed toward the underworld and told to use his instincts, freshly tattooed Ty begins his adventure
In this mythology-inspired fantasy, author L.D. Colter introduces us to a protagonist sent on a vaguely-defined mission he can't refuse
Author Elisabeth Hyde creates vivid scenes of sibling love and discord that play out over decades and converge on one weekend in "Go Ask Fanny"
The steamy scene sets the stage for a work of historical fiction built around the exploits of Billy the Kid
The first chapter of "Killing Godiva's Horse" plants the seeds of eventually converging storylines in author J.M. Mitchell's thriller
In this edition of her ongoing series, author Margaret Mizushima introduces us to the grisly discovery that raises a multitude of questions
In this excerpt from the short story collection "Awayland," we get a peek at how one mythological character pursues the elemental quest for love
This excerpt from writer Robert Sanchez's longform piece "Lost" typifies the exquisitely-told Colorado tales from this anthology of writing from 5280 magazine
In this excerpt from "Bitterroot," American Indian author Susan Devan Harness explores powerful emotions as childhood memories frame her dad's final days