Colorado co-authors wrote parallel storylines in “Light in the Shadows” — reflecting their individual interests
Linda Lafferty's love of art history and Andy Stone's experience with present-day fiction had one final hurdle: How to knit the two plots together?
Coloradan Connie Shoemaker had stories to tell after years of international travel and work with immigrantsBy Colorado Humanities & Center for the Book SunLit Interviews Primary category in which blog post is published
A New Mexico sabbatical provided opportunity for research on Native gangs, and a start to a Colorado author’s novelBy Colorado Humanities & Center for the Book SunLit Interviews Primary category in which blog post is published
She never set out to write her memoir, but says, "The gift of this book is that it quietly waited to be noticed and then stepped forth and allowed me to create a space for it to be heard."
Jim and Stephanie Kroepfl lamented all the lost human potential that died with their friends, which led them to write a story about preserving those qualities. They also watched a lot of "The Big Bang Theory."
Two buddies, a few beers and the unfettered exchange of crazy ideas gave birth to the adventures of Denver Moon
Warren Hammond explains the creative process that produced the protagonist Denver Moon (and a lot more) who drives the trilogy of sci-fi novels he wrote with Joshua Viola
In "Not a Thing to Comfort You," the author draws on her greatest personal challenge: Raising her children to love nature while honoring their suburban lifestyle
Harper McDavid put her characters in familiar south Texas and Mexico settings, with the protagonist reflecting another familiar feature -- women in STEM pursuits
A family connection to a legendary Colorado cowgirl sent an author on an exhaustive research roundup
Diana Allen Kouris grew up hearing stories about Ann Bassett on the family's ranch in northwest Colorado, and rode the same trails as the woman she chronicled
Dirk Cussler explains how this Dirk Pitt adventure, co-authored with his father, who died in February, uses an ancient tale from Egypt as a springboard for the globetrotting protagonist
The violent death of a childhood friend steered a Colorado author’s writing toward crime — and justice
The horrific incident in award-winning author Donnell Ann Bell's life had a lasting impact on Bell, prompting an interest in law enforcement, investigations and the exhaustive research that guides her fiction
In "There's Something About Sweetie," she found an irresistible storyline that already has sparked helpful conversations about body image among young adults