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.
This Colorado poet found inspiration in everything around her — even cactus spines — to assemble “Naked for Tea”By Colorado Humanities & Center for the Book SunLit Interviews Primary category in which blog post is published
Could two authors in scientific fields make the switch to writing fiction? And could they do it together?By Colorado Humanities & Center for the Book SunLit Interviews Primary category in which blog post is published
Interest in paleontology, evolution prompted Colorado author to take the (very) long view of humanityBy Colorado Humanities & Center for the Book SunLit Interviews Primary category in which blog post is published
A Colorado author thought she was done with characters she created 20 years ago. Then one came of age.By Colorado Humanities & Center for the Book SunLit Interviews Primary category in which blog post is published
A tale of love and loss and moving on … too soon? A Colorado author used mystery to explore a personal issue.By Colorado Humanities & Center for the Book SunLit Interviews Primary category in which blog post is published
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
The title character was the invention of Josh Viola, but after he shared his idea with Warren Hammond, a series emerged
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
Author Elisabeth Hyde also called on her journals during her work on a presidential primary campaign to add depth to the story
"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.
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"
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
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"
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.