Vicki Lindner

Vicki Lindner
Email: Vlindner@Wyoming.com
Phone: 303-861-3760 or in the summer, 307-455-2042
Address: 1225 Emerson St. Apt D, Denver, CO 80218
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Joined CAL: March, 2014

Specialties:
Personal essays, opinion pieces, short fiction, and memoir: women’s issues, travel, food, social issues like medical malpractice, Western issues and experiences

Skills & Media:
Creative writing, creative nonfiction, editing, mentoring, speaking, newspapers, and magazines

Books:
Outlaw Games, Novel, Dial Press, 1982
Unbalanced Accounts: Why Women are Afraid of Money, (with Annette Lieberman), Atlantic Monthly Press, 1987.
Unbalanced Accounts, How Women Can Overcome Their Fear of Money, Viking/Penguin, 1988
The Money Mirror: How Money Reflects Women’s Dreams, Fears, and Desires, (revised edition) Allworth Press, 1996

Contributor to:
Love’s Shadow, ed. Sumrall, Crossing Press, 1992
Chicklit: Postfeminist Fiction, ed. Mazza and DeShell, Fiction Collective, 1995
American Nature Writing, ed. Murray, Random House, 1995
In Short: An Anthology of Short Nonfiction, ed. Kitchen and Jones, Norton, 1996
Bearing Life: Women’s Writings about Childlessness, ed. Rochelle Ratner, Feminist Press, 2000
Deep West: A Literary Tour of Wyoming, ed. Romtvedt, 2003

Periodicals:
Paris Review
Kenyon Review
Ploughshares
Fiction
Witness
Seneca Review
Northern Lights
New York Woman
South Dakota Quarterly
Grand Tour
Gastronomica
Witness
Western Humanities Review
American Literary Review
New York Stories
Sonora Review
Utne Reader
New Writing: The International Journal of Creative Writing Theory and Practice
Southwest Art
Omni
New Woman
Casper Star Tribune

Many other literary journals and popular magazines.

Online Credit:
Culinary Colorado (blog)
Shadowboxmagazine.org
Terrain.org
Wyofile.com
High Country News (Writer on the Range)
New Writing: The International Journal of Creative Writing Theory and Practice (Francis & Taylor – access only via an academic index)

Memberships:
PEN American Center (since 1982)
Boulder Women’s Media
ACLU Colorado

Awards/Honors:
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Fiction
New York State Fellowship in Fiction
Wyoming fellowship in Creative Nonfiction
PEN/NEA Syndicated Fiction Prize

Residency grants to Yaddo, Ucross Foundation, Centrum, Caldera, Montana Artist’s Refuge, The Millay Colony, Altos de Chavon, Ragdale, and Surel’s Place.

Elbogen award for Meritorious Teaching, University of Wyoming




Marilyn (Shepherd) Warner

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E-mail: warnerwrit@aol.com
Phone: 719-475-9455
Address: 1015 Valley Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-1514

Joined CAL: 1992-08-01

Pseudonyms:
M.N. Warner
M.Naomi Warner

Agents:
Liza Pulitzer Voges
Eden Street Literary

Specialties: adult and young adult fiction and nonfiction, private writing teacher and editor

Skills & Media:
Writing teacher and personal writing coach
Editor of anthologies, fiction and nonfiction books
Workshop instructor in fiction and non-fiction writing, greeting cards, essays and articles, and writing for True Confessions

Books:
I have published essay/stories in two of the Cup Of Comfort anthologies

Periodicals:
St. Anthony Messenger
Highlights for Children
Byline Magazine
Ford Times
Woman’s World
The Phoenix
Group International
One Fantastic Book
The Junction City Daily Union
The Chapman Sentinel/ Lincoln Sports Times
Cup of Comfort for Families Touched By Alzheimer’s
Cup of Comfort for Single Mothers
All of the Dorchester (formerly Sterling/MacFadden)

Online Credit:
“Things I Want To Tell My Mother”–award-winning blog at warnerwriting.wordpress.com

Other Credits:
B.A., McPherson College
M.A.T., The Colorado College
30 year teacher, high school English, Creative Writing and Speech/Mock Trial/Forensics

Memberships:
National League of American Pen Women
PEO

Awards/Honors:
Lamplighter’s Best Short Story By a Published Writer
Winner, Highlights Writing Contest
Winner or finalist in several categories, Paul Gillette Writing Contests and Pikes Peak Writing Contest
Author of the Month (twice) for stories published by Highlights
First Place Winner in short story writing in 2012 ACC Writer’s Studio Literary Contest




Jalynn Venis

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Website: www.jalynnvenis.com
E-mail: jalynn@jalynnvenis.com
Phone: 303-795-1119
Address: 1669 S. Garland Ct., Lakewood, CO 80232-6414

Joined CAL: 1997-08-01

Pseudonyms:
Cassandra O’Shaughnessy

Specialties: fiction, screenplays, nonfiction, editorial writing and editing

Skills & Media:
Ghostwriting, magazines, television programs, web sites

Books:
Cassandra’s Field Guide to Ghostly Encounters
I Am Not Supposed to Be Here
25 Ways to Get Your Child to Read

Periodicals:
Sci-Fi Magazine
Various trade publications

Other Credits:
What You Get for the Money (HGTV, Fine Living)
Picking Up the Pieces (HGTV)
The Traveloguer Series (PBS)

Memberships:
CFVA
CASA

Awards/Honors:
NATOA Awards
Telly Awards
Aurora Awards,
Communicator Awards
Hermes Creative Awards
EMPixx Awards




Susan Tews

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E-mail: susantews@hotmail.com
Phone: 303-694-8088

Joined CAL: 1994-08-01
Address: 5527 S. Hillside St., Greenwood Village, CO 80111

Skills & Media:
Editing, Marketing,Promotion, Website Management

Memberships:
SCBWI




Kara L. Stewart

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Company: Harnessing the Power of Words, LLC
Website: www.kstewart.com
Phone: 720-258-5994
Address: P.O. Box 1001, Grover Beach, CA 93483

Joined CAL: 2007-02-26

Specialties: equine journalism, personal financial planning, health and fitness, business and technical

Skills & Media:
web content, web structure, technical editing, copy editing, proofreading, prepublication manuscript review/editing

Books:
“Advanced Western Riding” published 9/2007, BowTie Inc.

Periodicals:
Horse Illustrated
Eclectic Horseman
Arabian Horse, Horses USA

Online Credit:
www.managingmymoney.com
www.nfec.info

Other Credits:
Copy and technical editor for financial education books

Memberships:
American Horse Publications

Awards/Honors:
Society for Technical Communication best of show
International Association of Business Communicators, award of merit
American Horse Publications, 1st and 2nd placings in nonfiction article categories




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)




Carol McAdoo Rehme

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Website: www.rehme.com
E-mail: carol@rehme.com
Phone: 970-669-5791
Address: 1127 Garfield, Loveland, CO 80537

Joined CAL: 1997-09-01

Specialties: inspirational writing

Skills & Media:
Ghostwriting, Editing Anthologies, Freelance Editing, Writing Workshops, Speaking Engagements, Storytelling Performance

Books:
Managing Editor/Author/Ghostwriter/Contributor to Chicken Soup for the Soul series
Cup of Comfort Series
Ultimate Series
Best in the World Series
Rocking Chair Reader Series
God Allows U-Turns Series
Multiple anthologies

Memberships:
Society of Children’s Bookwriters and Illustrators
National Storytelling Network

Awards/Honors:
Paul Gillette Award 2001
CAL Top Hand Award 2001
Storytelling World Award 2007,
CAL Harvey Award 2008
Dozens of Storytelling/Writing and Arts Grants




Samantha Prust

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Website: samanthaprust.wordpress.com
E-mail: samprust@gmail.com
Phone: 970-980-5038
Address: 1013 Glenmoor Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80521

Joined CAL: 2011-02-28

Pseudonyms:
M.S. Samston
M.S.D. Samston

Specialties: writing short fiction and nonfiction, editing and critiquing creative writing, and editing technical writing

Skills & Media:
Magazine writing, ghostwriting, and freelance editing for creative writing and technical writing.

Books:
A Sentence a Day: Short, Playful Proofreading Exercises. Prufrock Press, 2007. (author)
Language Is Served. Prufrock Press, 2008. (contributing writer)
Phunny Stuph: Proofreading Exercises with a Sense of Humor. Prufrock Press, 2005. (contributing writer)
More Abravocabra: The Amazingly Sensible Approach to Teaching Vocabulary. Prufrock Press, 2001. (contributing writer)

Awards/Honors:
1st Place, Fiction, Minnesota State University Writing Competition. (1990)
1st Place, Fiction, MacMurray and Beck Writing Competition. (1998)




Maryjo Faith Morgan


Company: Useful Media Planet, LLC
Website: MaryjoFaithMorgan.com
E-mail: Maryjo@FredsUsedWebsites.com
Phone: 970-663-4184
Address: 5704 Mossycup Court, Loveland, CO 80538-1233

Joined CAL: 2005-08-27

Pseudonyms:
MJ Morgan

Specialties: biographies, interviews & profiles, website text, business text, ghostwriting, book editing

Skills & Media:
Bios for website & annual reports, business & newsletters, editing, non-fiction lifestyle features, inspirational, website ideas
Co-Owner: FredsUsedWebsites.com

Books:
Contributor in Chicken Soup for the Soul Series:
Recipes for Busy Moms
Mother and Son Soul
Mother of Preschooler’s Soul
Working Mom’s Soul
CS Celebrates the Nurse’s Soul

Contributor in Cup of Comfort series:
Cup of Comfort for Christians

Periodicals:
5280
Journey
Lydia’s Style Magazine
Loveland Daily Reporter Herald
Northern Colorado Business Report
Best of Loveland and South Larimer County

Memberships:
Colorado Authors’ League 2009 VP Programs, 2007 Awards Chair
Weekly Writers’ Workshop
Loveland Chamber of Commerce
Berthoud Area Chamber of Commerce

Awards/Honors:
2008 CAL Awards – runner-up adult feature article




Sharon Cairns Mann

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Website: www.sharoncairnsmann.com
Facebook

Joined CAL: 2007-11-05

Specialties: fiction (short and novel-length), nonfiction (essays and full-length books)

Skills & Media: writing coach, book doctor, editing, contract writing, web content

Books:
Tesserae: A Mosaic of Story, published by Alacrity House Publishing, November 2015
Mother of Exiles, published by Infinity Publishing, January 2008
Mother of Exiles, published as an eBook by Kindle, June 2014
The Unfolding Mystery of Yes, Covenant Publications, 2007
Called & Gifted (Covenant Publications)
Called & Gifted Study Guide (Student Version, Covenant Publications)
Called & Gifted Study Guide (Facilitator Version, Covenant Publications)
(all available at www.covenantbookstore.com or www.cbeinternational.org).

Online Credit:
www.sharoncairnsmann.com

Other Credits:
“Knife River Flint” in Rozlyn: Short Fiction by Women Writers
Divine Heat” in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Touched by an Angel
“Losing My Grip” in “Dry Spell: Tales of Thirst and Longing”
“Fighting Words,” in Arise online
“Pockets” in Progenitor (an Art and Literary Journal) online

Memberships:
Colorodo Authors League
Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers
Colorado Springs Writers Workshop

Awards/Honors:
Winner, 2015, Colorado Authors League Contest; short fiction category
Finalist, 2015 Colorado Author’s League contest, for “Divine Heat” in the essay category
Winner, 2004 Colorado Gold Contest for “Mother of Exiles”
Honorable Mention, Abilene Writer’s Guild, 2004, “Mother of Exiles”