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




Lisa Rohner Schafer

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E-mail: lisa@writecanyon.com

Join Date: 2008-02-11

Pseudonyms:
Lisa Schafer, Lisa Rohner Schafer, L.R. Schafer

Specialties: western lifestyle, equine, general interest nonfiction feature articles.

Skills & Media:
Magazines, websites, ghostwriting, co-authoring

Periodicals:
Western Horseman
Canadian Horse Journal
Horse Illustrated
Performance Horse Australia
Western Horse UK
American Cowboy
Coloradan
Flight Training
Draft Horse Journal
Trail Blazer
Cedar Rapids Gazette
Iowa City Press Citizen
Casper Star Tribune
Iowa City Magazine

Online Credit:
Horsecity.com
Americancowboy.com

Other Credits:
CU Alumni Association Travel Catalog

Memberships:
American Horse Publications

Awards/Honors:
William Randalph Hearst award for Investigative Reporting




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




Margi Evans

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Company: Behind the Mist
Website: www.behindthemist.com
E-mail: mjevansbtm@gmail.com
Phone: 303-617-9206
Address: 7013 S. Telluride St., Foxfield, CO 80016
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Joined CAL: 2011-09-07

Pseudonyms:
M.J. Evans
Margi Evans

Specialties: Fiction: Fantasy, Horse stories / Non-Fiction: Equestrian Trail Guide Books

Skills & Media:
Author of a blog about “Noble and Great” horses

Books:
The Stone of Mercy: Book 1 of the Centaur Chronicles
The Stone of Courage: Book 2 of the Centaur Chronicles
Behind the Mist – Book One of the Mist Trilogy
Mists of Darkness – Book Two of the Mist Trilogy
The Rising Mist – The Final Book of the Mist Trilogy
North Mystic
Riding Colorado
Riding Colorado II
Riding Colorado III
In the Heart of a Mustang

Periodicals:
Rocky Mountain Quarter Horse Association
Salem Public Schools: “Opening Lines” and “Transitions”

Online Credit:
www.themisttrilogy.blogspot.com
www.themisttrilogy.com

Memberships:
Rocky Mountain Dressage Society
U.S. Dressage Federation
U.S. Equestrian Federation
Daughters of the American Revolution
Delta Gamma Sorority
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Awards/Honors:
In the Heart of a Mustang
2015 Nautilus Book Awards, Silver Medal
2016 Literary Classics Awards Gold MedaL
The Stone of Mercy
2017 Feathered Quill Gold Medal Winner
2017 Reader’s Favorite Five Star Award
North Mystic:
2014 First Place winner of the Purple Dragonfly Award for Fantasy
2014 Finalist Colorado Authors’ League Award, Young Adult
The Mist Trilogy:
2014 Gold Medal Winner of the Mom’s Choice Award
The Rising Mist:
2015 Finalist Colorado Authors’ League Award, Young Adult
National Medal of Honor – Daughters of the American Revolution
Salem, Oregon, 1995 Citizen of the Year