Janet Henderson Schoniger

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

Colorado Parent
EnCompass AAA Colorado
Rocky Mountain Gardening
US Airways Magazine

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

Cooperative Communicators Association

H.E. Klinefelter Award

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.

Sureva Towler

Website: www.surevatowler.com
E-mail: surevatowler100@gmail
Phone: 785-766-5434
Address: PO Box 770768, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477

Joined CAL: 1997-08-01

Specialties: lifestyle humor, nonfiction, Northwest Colorado

Skills & Media:
essays, magazine features, brochures; speaker on writing local history

History of Northwest Colorado
The Boys at the Bar, Johnson Books (2006)
The Story of Routt County’s Women (1999)
Faster Horses, Younger Women, Older Whiskey (1996)
The History of Skiing at Steamboat Springs (1987)
The Historical Guide to Routt County (1977)

Children’s Activity Books
The Town Between Two Mountains: Steamboat Springs (1999)
From Snowflake to Sirloin Steak: The Story of Water in Steamboat Springs (1998)

The Cream of Tartar Story, for the American Tartaric Products Association (1996)

Community resource directories
For Meeker, Steamboat Springs, the Yampa River and White River Valleys

Modern Maturity
Steamboat Springs
Topeka and Key West magazines

Online Credit:
The Denver Post

Modern Maturity Hometown USA Photo Contest, honorable mention (1997)
National Society of Newspaper Columnists, Humor, honorable mention (2005)
Denver Press/Newspaper Guild, Commentary/Analysis, third place (2005)
Colorado Authors’ League/Essay of the Year (2005 and 2003); Adult Nonfiction (2007 and 1997)
Coleman Centennial Story Contest, grand prize (2002)
Writer’s Digest/Personal Essay: (2001 and 2000)
Steamboat Ski Corp Hazie Award (1981)
Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Grand Marshal (1977)

Lisa Rohner Schafer

E-mail: lisa@writecanyon.com

Join Date: 2008-02-11

Lisa Schafer, Lisa Rohner Schafer, L.R. Schafer

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

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

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

Online Credit:

Other Credits:
CU Alumni Association Travel Catalog

American Horse Publications

William Randalph Hearst award for Investigative Reporting

Rose Muenker

muenker rose
Website: www.getgreatresults.com
E-mail: rose@getgreatresults.com
Phone: 303-590-4118
Address: 3700 S Westport Ave., #2962, Sioux Falls, SD 57106-6360

Joined CAL: 1995-08-01

Nancy Muenker

Specialties: magazine travel features, newspapers, electronic publications, travel books, World Heritage Sites, children’s fiction

Skills & Media:
writing coach, feature writing, travel writing, copywriting, company histories, executive profiles, video scripts, children’s fiction

Colorado Front Range History Explorer
Colorado Front Range Scenic and Historic Byways

Colorado Parent
Out of Denver
Buzz in the ‘burbs
Colorado Expressions
Architecture & Design of the West
Denver Post
Sommerset Collection
Trailer Life
Wellness Living

Online Credit:
One World Heritage
World Heritage Pointer

Other Credits:
Daniels College of Business history
Bill Daniels tribute book (U of Denver)
Franklin Burns tribute book (U of Denver)
Galen and Ada Belle Spencer biography (Spencer Foundation)

Society of American Travel Writers (SATW)
Denver Woman’s Press Club (DWPC)

Gold-Travel Guidebook, SATW Western Chapter
Silver-Travel Column, SATW Western Chapter
Second Place-Business Category, DWPC

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

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

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

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

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

2008 CAL Awards – runner-up adult feature article

Roxanne Hawn

Website: www.roxannehawn.com
E-mail: roxanne@roxannehawn.com
Phone: 303-279-4657
Address: 32240 Robinson Hill Road, Golden, CO 80403

Joined CAL: 2000-08-01

Specialties: newspaper, magazine, and online articles; blogs and other online content; copywriting

Online Credit:

Kimberly Field


Joined CAL: 2007-11-05

Specialties: Western History and Lifestyle, Politics, Current Affairs, Outdoors, Essay, lifestyle, nonfiction, magazines, books

Skills & Media:
Magazines, books, writing classes, publicity and media training

The Denver Mint: 100 Years of Gangsters, Gold and Ghosts
Mitt Romney: The Man, His Values and His Vision
Westminster – The First 100 Years – Cultivating a Colorado Community

Denver Woman’s Press Club (Public Relations Chair)

Finalist, 2008 Colorado Book Award

Eliza Cross

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

Joined CAL: January, 2003

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

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

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)

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

Authors Guild
Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers

CAL Award for Nonfiction book – Service & Informational – 2006, 2007