A Colorado author set out to paint a picture of the Midwest. He used the ritual surrounding tornadoes as his brush.
Mark Pleiss also felt the influence of his background in Spanish literature, Tommy Lee Jones' voice and the RTD bus line between Denver and Boulder
How a traditional folk tune and five rewrites of a manuscript turned into a Colorado author’s “The Blood of Seven”By Colorado Humanities & Center for the Book SunLit Interviews Primary category in which blog post is published
A curiosity about Indigenous rights led a Colorado author to research migration. But a book wasn’t in her plans.By Colorado Humanities & Center for the Book SunLit Interviews Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado author’s plans to write a travel memoir took a tragic turn, sent her on a different journeyBy Colorado Humanities & Center for the Book SunLit Interviews Primary category in which blog post is published
Denied Cherokee citizenship, Colorado author Courtney Miller still yearned to preserve tribal culture in his writingBy Colorado Humanities & Center for the Book SunLit Interviews Primary category in which blog post is published
Denny Dressman and the late John Elliff had collaborated before on World War II history. This time they told the stories of Japanese Americans who built amazing lives after the camps.
Jodi Bowersox chose an interesting partner for collaboration: a character from one of her earlier books
She altered her own literary voice and dialed up the humor to match her fictitious co-author -- and even gave her top billing
Here’s how “The Martian” — and a chat with a super-agent — propelled a Colorado author to craft his novel
After experimenting with attempts to write a compelling beginning, Todd Fahnestock waited years for the inspiration to expand it. Finally, it arrived.
Philosopher/educator Bryan Hall, a dedicated horror fan, coaxes us to re-examine what’s moral, deal with evolving zombies and consider an upside-down political landscape
This Colorado poet found inspiration in everything around her — even cactus spines — to assemble “Naked for Tea”
Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer explores vulnerability and "the invitation to say yes to the world as it is" in her latest collection
Could two authors in scientific fields make the switch to writing fiction? And could they do it together?
Those were the questions facing longtime couple Carl and Jane Bock as they retired from academia and turned their attention to mysteries
Sarah Byrn Rickman has spent 30 years chronicling the lives and aviation careers of the unsung WASP pilots. This no-nonsense character was different.
Pondering the what-ifs during his drilling career led a Colorado author to let them play out in his novel
Decades in the energy industry and a stint as a teacher informed J.A. Turley's approach to mixing technical subjects with accessible storytelling