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SunLit Interview: Ever the writer, even Gary Reilly’s fiction often focused on literary craft

Gary Reilly was the author of 25 unpublished novels during his lifetime. Since his death in 2011, Running Meter Press has published 15 of them. Born in Kansas, he grew up in Colorado, where he attended college and, after a stint in the Army, devoted himself to his writing – though he never tried very […]

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When coronavirus life got me down, I found hope by exploring comedy

At the beginning of this pandemic, everywhere I looked there was something to bring me down. These were bleak times. No toilet paper. Each news story scarier than the last. Everyone stuck in the same place day after day. People judging one another’s decisions, when everyone was just trying to make it to the next […]

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“Runes for Writers”: How solving writer’s block is kind of like recalling where you left your keys

Marc Graham is a bestselling author, speaker, story coach, and shamanic practitioner. He is also the developer of the Runes for Writers creativity system. When not on stage, in the studio, or bound to his computer, he can be found traipsing about Colorado’s Front Range with his wife and their Greater Swiss Mountain Dog. The […]

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Colorado’s Tattered Cover bookstore sold, will become nation’s largest Black-led bookseller

NEW YORK — A leading independent bookstore, the Colorado-based Tattered Cover, has been sold to a group of investors and will become the country’s largest Black-led bookseller. An investment group led by Denver natives Kwame Spearman, who will serve as CEO and operations manager, and David Back purchased the Tattered Cover for an undisclosed amount […]

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C. Joseph Greaves’ Colorado friends asked, “When are you going to write about here?” This book is the answer.

C. Joseph Greaves is an honors graduate of both the University of Southern California and Boston College Law School who spent 25 years as an L.A. trial lawyer before becoming a writer.  He has been a finalist for most of the major awards in crime fiction including the Shamus, Macavity, Lefty, and Audie, as well […]