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It’s a daunting task to pick only 20 stories to include in an anthology. Having a spouse share the burden helps.

Angie Hodapp, co-editor of "False Faces" describes the challenges of compiling this collection and how she collaborated with her husband, Warren Hammond

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At the intersection of mystery and science fiction, a collaboration is born

The title character was the invention of Josh Viola, but after he shared his idea with Warren Hammond, a series emerged

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True crime planted the seed for Colorado author Carter Wilson’s psychological thriller

The real-life Slenderman stabbings sparked a visceral reaction -- so he stopped reading news accounts to focus on his story of a similar young victim's life as an adult woman

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An image, an old cookbook and a writer’s instinct inspired a novel of compelling family dynamics

Author Elisabeth Hyde also called on her journals during her work on a presidential primary campaign to add depth to the story

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How a discarded title for her previous book became a Colorado author’s inspiration for the next one

"Burning Ridge" didn't quite fit the last K-9 mystery Margaret Mizushima wrote. But it set her on a course for a new type of crime novel.

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From Cyclops to a woman literally disappearing in the mist, a Colorado author explores the meaning of home

In "Awayland," Ramona Ausubel also tackles love and loneliness, and explains why Cyclops is not "the worst guy on the internet"

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A Colorado author sought to add context to the Gold King Mine disaster. What he found was unexpected.

"Piecing together the history of the Gold King Mine was especially interesting, because it hadn’t really been done before," Jonathan Thompson said

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SunLit interview: Environmental crisis, devastating violent acts of a shared history propelled poet Camille Dungy

The CSU professor's collection "Trophic Cascade" explores "the overlap between the human world and the greater than human world"

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SunLit interview: She finished her autobiography on her 75th birthday, thanks to her husband’s “bucket list”

Author Joan C. Lieberman tells the wrenching story of growing up with a mother who had paranoid schizophrenia. She couldn't bring herself to re-read her first draft describing the time her mother tried to kill her.