Janet Henderson Schoniger

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Company Name: EssentiallyPR, LLC
Email: janetschoniger@gmail.com or janet@essentiallyPR.com
Phone: 303-514-0255
Address: 5924 South Elm Court, Centennial, CO 80121

Joined CAL: January 2016

Specialties: Travel, art, food, lifestyles, profiles, gardening, nature, cooperatives and photography

Skills & Media: Magazine articles, editing, corporate communications, public relations, marketing, speechwriting and fundraising

Periodicals:
Colorado Parent
EnCompass AAA Colorado
Rocky Mountain Gardening
US Airways Magazine
Zone4

Online Credit:
EnCompass – Relax and Learn
Encompass – Exploring the Colorado Trail
Colorado Parent – Let the Kids Cook
RMG Magazine-Serenity in Steamboat Springs
Zone 4 Magazine-Rocky Mountain Magic
Zone 4 Magazine-Overnighting in the Vineyard

Memberships:
Cooperative Communicators Association

Awards/Honors:
H.E. Klinefelter Award

Bio:
Janet Henderson Schoniger began her professional writing career as a news reporter in her home state of Rhode Island. She spent 25 years as a corporate communications executive for a multi-billion dollar financial institution based in Denver. Today she is a freelance writer-photographer and communications consultant. Her work has been published in EnCompass AAA Colorado, Rocky Mountain Gardening, Colorado Parent, Zone4 and US Airways Magazine. She is the mother of two grown sons and lives in Centennial with her husband, Mike, and their adopted dog, Abbey.




Courtney Miller


Website: www.CourtneyMillerAuthor.com
Email: CourtneyMillerAuthor@gmail.com
Phone: 303-877-4184
Address: PO Box 91, Westcliffe, CO 81252
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Joined CAL: March, 2014

Specialties: Native American art, archaeology, astronomy, history, culture, historical fiction, mysteries

Skills & Media: magazine and e-zine articles, historical fiction, lectures, musical compositions, videos

Books:
Ludwig’s Fugue, A White Feather Mystery
The First Raven Mocker, Book 1: The Cherokee Chronicles
The Raven Mocker’s Legacy, Book 2: The Cherokee Chronicles

Periodicals:
Native American Antiquity
Inside Peru
Ezine

Memberships:
AuthorU
Pikes Peak Writers
Western Writers of America
Optimists International
Rotary

Awards/Honors:
Book Excellence Award 2016 Finalist in Fiction
Draft to Dream Book Competition 2016 Winner in Fiction
Beverly Hills Book Awards 2014 Finalist in Historical Fiction
International Book Awards 2014 Finalist in Historical Fiction
National Indie Excellence Book Awards 2014 Finalist in Historical Fiction
Draft to Dream Book Competition 2015 Finalist in Young Adult Fiction




Sue Viders

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Website: BuildingBlocksforWeekendWriters.blogspot.com
E-mail: sueviders@comcast.net
Phone: 303-799-1093
Address: 9739 Tall Grass Circle, Lone Tree, CO 80124

Joined CAL: 2008-02-11

Specialties: marketing books for artists, writing books for writers, nonfiction, and teaching aspiring writers

Books:
The Complete Writer’s Guide to Heroes and Heroines
Sixteen Master Archetypes – now available as an ebook
Ten Steps to Creating Memorable Characters
Deal a Story (a card game for writers)
Numerous other books on marketing for artists

Due out in the fall of 2014:
A series of guides and workbooks – The Weekend Writer
A cozy mystery – Book One – Meg and the Mysterious Voices

Periodicals:
The Artist’s Magazine
American Artist
Other national art magazines

Online Credit:
www.dealastory.com
buildingblocksforweekendwriters.blogspot.com/

Other Credits:
Teacher of on-line writing classes

Memberships:
Past president of The Denver Women’s Press Club




Deborah Robson

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Website: independentstitch.com
E-mail: robson@frii.com
Phone: 970-226-3590
Address: 418 Goldeneye Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80526

Joined CAL: 2003-01-01

Specialties: nonfiction, essays, books, articles, fiction, short stories

Skills & Media:
Magazines and books; developmental editing (and information design) of projects that closely integrate visual and textual components

Books:
The Field Guide to Fleece, Storey Publishing, 2013
The Fleece and Fiber Sourcebook
Handspun Treasures from Rare Wools
Knit Lit the Third
Knit Lit (too)
The Knitter’s Gift
High IQ Kids
Uniquely Gifted
Ariadne’s Thread–A Collection of Contemporary Women’s Journals

Periodicals:
PieceWork
Interweave Knits
American Artist
International Artist
The Artist’s Magazine
Pilgrimage
Spin-Off
River Oak Review
Many Mountains Moving
Manassas Review
A Room of One’s Own
Seattle Post-Intelligencer/Northwest Magazine
Country Journal
Frets
Threads
Small Press Review
Writers Forum
Twigs
Dogsoldier
Port Townsend Journal
Fiberarts

Online Credit:
independentstitch.typepad.com

Other Credits:
Handspinning Rare Wools (DVD set)

Memberships:
American Society of Journalists and Authors
Publishers Association of the West
Independent Book Publishers Association
Visionary Authors

Awards/Honors:
Independent Publisher Book Awards and ForeWord Book of the Year Awards (as publisher)




Joy Overbeck

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Website: www.joyoverbeck.com
E-mail: joyoverbeck@gmail.com
Phone: 303-840-3833
Address: 19692 E. Mann Creek Drive, #D, Parker, CO 80134

Joined CAL: 1988-08-01

Specialties: nonfiction articles of all kinds, essays, humor, books, political commentary/opinion

Skills & Media:
Magazines, websites, editing, books, marketing and promotion

Books:
Love Stinks: The Romantic’s Guide to Breaking Up Without Breaking Down
The Whole Birth Catalogue

Periodicals:
Redbook
Woman’s Day
TV Guide
Parents
Health
Reader’s Digest
Cosmopolitan
LUXE
5280 Denver Magazine
Vail/Beaver Creek Magazine
Architecture & Design of the West
Colorado Summit
Vail Valley Magazine
Colorado Expression

Online Credit:
www.dailycaller.com
www.washingtontimes.com
www.mycoloradoview.com
www.the kitchencabinet.com
www.Americanthinker.com

Other Credits:
Authored the play: Love Stinks
Former radio talk show host: KOA and KHOW

Memberships:
Author’s Guild
Denver Women’s Press Club

Awards/Honors:
Four Colorado Authors’ League Awards, for play, nonfiction book (Love Stinks), and adult nonfiction article (2009, 2010, 2012)
Publishers Weekly 10 Best Books of the Year Award for The Whole Birth Catalogue




Linda Osmundson

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Website: www.lindaosmundson.com
E-mail: LindaO@LindaOsmundson.com
Phone: 970-206-0053
Address: 1413 Cactus Ct., Fort Collins, CO 80525

Joined CAL: 2004-10-01

Specialties: children/adult magazines and books, fiction/nonfiction, art

Skills & Media:
magazines, teacher of Passing On Your Personal Stories

Books:
How the West Was Drawn: Women’s Art
Cowboy Charlie’s Art
How the West Was Drawn
Frederic Remington’s Art

Chicken Soup (8 books)

Periodicals:
Religion Teachers Journal
Boys Quest
Mature Living
Grand
Church Educator
The Docent Educator
Art and Activities
25 North
Fort Collins Forum
Whispers from Heaven
Catholic Digest
regional parenting magazines
Family Digest
Boston Parent’s Papers
Family Circle
Highlights
Rocky Mountain Parent and Senior
Lyons Recorder newspaper

Online Credit:
www.writing-roads.blogspot.com
Patricia Stoltey blog, patriciastoltey.blogspot.com

Other Credits: teacher workshops, classroom presentations, speaker for adult organizations/clubs

Memberships:
SCBWI
Northern Colorado Writers

Awards:
How the West Was Drawn: Women’s Art, Wrangler Award (juvenile category) from the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum




Eliza Cross

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Website: www.elizacross.com
E-mail: eliza(at)elizacross(dot)com

Joined CAL: January, 2003

Specialties:
Architecture, Art, Environment, Fiction, Food, Cooking, Lifestyle

Skills & Media:
Author coach, marketing strategist, professional speaker, food stylist, recipe developer

Books:
101 More Things To Do With Bacon (Gibbs Smith, 2016)
Pumpkin It Up! (Gibbs Smith, 2016)
101 Things To Do With Beer (Gibbs Smith, 2016)
101 Things To Do With Pumpkin (Gibbs Smith, 2015)
101 Things To Do With Beans (Gibbs Smith, 2015)
101 Things To Do With a Pickle (Gibbs Smith, 2014)
The Quinoa Quookbook (Providence Publishers, 2013)
101 Things To Do With Bacon (Gibbs Smith, 2011)
The Rusty Parrot Cookbook (Gibbs Smith, 2009)
Family Home of the New West (2006, Northland Publishing)
Food Lovers’ Guide to Colorado (2005 and 2002, Globe Pequot Press)

Periodicals:
Sunset
Parents
Mother Earth Living
Writers’ Digest
Mountain Living
Colorado Homes & Lifestyles
The Denver Post
Western Art & Architecture
Architectural West

Online Credit:
Happy Simple Living
BENSA Bacon Lovers Society
GAIAM.com

Memberships:
Authors Guild
Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers
Toastmasters

Awards/Honors:
CAL Award for Nonfiction book – Service & Informational – 2006, 2007