Ellen Nordberg

Ellen Nordberg
Website: www.ellennordberg.com
Email: ellen@ellennordberg.com
Phone: 303-242-4861
Address: 760 Orchard Drive, Louisville, CO 80027
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Joined CAL: March, 2014

Specialties:
Health and Fitness, Profiles, Personal Essays, Humorous Essays, Chick Lit, Twin Mom Blog

Skills & Media:
Magazine and newspaper articles, humor, novels, readings-performance, web content,
Producer, Listen to Your Mother Show Boulder

Books:
Bicycle Love: Stories of Passion, Joy, and Sweat Anthology, Edited by Garth Battista
Simple Pleasures of Friendship: Celebrating the Ones We Love, Edited by Susannah Seton
Multiples Illuminated: A Collection of Stories and Advice from Parents of Twins, Triplets and More, Edited by Alison Lee and Megan Woolsey.
So Glad They Told Me: Women Get Read About Motherhood, Edited by Stephanie Sprenger

Periodicals:
The Denver Post
The Chicago Tribune
American Fitness
5280 Magazine
Boulder Lifestyle
Boulder County Lifestyle
Colorado Babies
River Oak Review
Adventure Cyclist
Recumbent and Tandem Rider
LA Sports and Fitness
Windy City Sports
Rocky Mountain Sports
Twin Cities Sports

Online Credit:
Scary Mommy/Club Mid
Blunt Moms
Good Men Project
Conde Nast
Huffington Post
Errant Parent
Rodale News

Other Credits:
National Public Radio – KQED San Francisco
“Listen To Your Mother Show” – Cast Member Denver 2014, Cast Member Boulder 2015, Co-Producer 2016

Memberships:
Boulder Writers Workshop – Professional Member
Boulder Media Women
Denver Woman’s Press Club

Awards/Honors:
Colorado Authors’ League Essay Award 2015
2nd Place, Boulder Writers Workshop Comedy Writing Contest – 2014
Winner, “Stories on Stage” Memoir Contest – 2014




Elizabeth Yarnell

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Company: Pomegranate Consulting, LLC
Website: elizabethyarnell.com
E-mail: ey@elizabethyarnell.com
Phone: 303-830-2665
Address: 8189 E. 28th Place, Denver, CO 80238

Joined CAL: 1997-08-01

Agents:
Stacey Glick, Dystel & Goderich

Specialties: cookbooks, recipes, food writing,natural health, food sensitivities

Skills & Media:
magazines, publicity, social media, websites

Books:
Glorious One-Pot Meals: A Revolutionary New and Healthy Approach to Dutch Oven Cooking

Periodicals:
Vegetarian Times
MS Focus

Online Credit:
military.com, regular columnist
Many other websites

Memberships:
Colorado Independent Publishers Association

Awards/Honors:
iParenting Media Outstanding Product 2007
National Indie Excellence 2007
Best Books 2006 National Book Awards
CIPA Evvy finalist 2006




Claire Walter

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Website: www.claire-walter.com
E-mail: cmwalter@claire-walter.com
Phone: 303-442-7709
Address: 630 Spruce St., Boulder, CO 80302

Joined CAL: 1995-08-01

Specialties: nonfiction books and magazine features; new media

Skills & Media:
Writer and author; print and on-line media

Books:
Nordic Walking
The Snowshoe Experience
Snowshoeing Colorado
Culinary Colorado
The ASJA Guide to Freelance Writing
The Unofficial Guide to Skiing & Snowboarding in the West
Discovery Travel Adventures: Snow Sports
Scuba Diving: A Woman’s Guide
The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Fitness
Discovery Travel Adventures: Backcountry Treks
Traveler’s Tales: A Mother’s World
Plus others…

Periodicals:
Recent:
Aspen Home
Colorado Meetings & Events
Denver Post
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edibleFront Range
EnCompass
Sunset
Vail Home

Online Credit:
www.frommers.com

Other Credits:
www.milehighonthecheap.com
culinary-colorado.blogspot.com
travel-babel.blogspot.com
nordic-walking-usa.blogspot.com

Memberships:
American Society of Journalists & Authors
North American SnowSports Journalists Association
Society of American Travel Writers

Awards/Honors:
2004 Society of American Travel Writers Western Chapter Gold Award (guidebook category) for Culinary Colorado
2003 Frank Riley Award (Society of American Travel Writers Western Chapter)
2001-02 Lowell Thomas Award for best print article (Colorado Ski Country USA award)
1999 Colorado Book Award, one of three finalists in the non-fiction book category for Snowshoeing Colorado
1997-98 Lowell Thomas Award for best print article (Colorado Ski Country USA award)
1994 Harold Hirsch Award for Excellence in Ski Book Writing (North American Ski Journalists Assn. award) for Rocky Mountain Skiing
1991 Colorado Freelance Writer of the Year (Colorado Ski Country USA)
1988 Lowell Thomas Award (Society of American Travel Writers award), Best Guidebook of the Year, first runner-up for The Best Ski Resorts in America




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




John E. Stith

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Website: www.neverend.com
E-mail: jestith@neverend.com
Phone: 719-598-0365
Address: 1450 Mesa Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80904

Joined CAL: 1987-08-01

Specialties: science fiction, mystery

Skills & Media:
websites

Books:
Manhattan Transfer, Redshift Rendezvous, Naught for Hire, and others

Periodicals:
Analog
Nature
Amazing
Fantastic
Dragon
Plus others…

Memberships:
Science-Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA)
Mystery Writers of America (MWA)

Awards/Honors:
Nebula Award nominee
Hugo Award Honorable Mention
CAL Top Hand




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




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




Jeff Miller

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Company: JBM Publishing Company and Milbrown Press
Website: www.WWIBehindTheLines.com and www.jbmwriter.com
E-mail: jbmwriter@aol.com
Phone: 303-722-1760
Address: 1265 S. Columbine, Denver, CO 80210
Facebook (personal)
Facebook (book page)
Blog

Join Date: 1995-08-01

Agents:
Nicholas Smith

Specialties: nonfiction, book self-publishing

Skills & Media:
Magazines, websites, business consulting

Books:
Behind the Lines: WWI’s little-known story of German occupation, Belgian resistance, and the band of Yanks who helped save millions from starvation. (2014)
Stapleton International Airport: The First Fifty Years (1982)
Facing Your Fifties: Every Man’s Reference to Mid-life Health (2002)

Periodicals:
EnCompass magazine
Better Homes & Gardens
Islands
Country Living
The inflights for British Air, Delta and U.S. Air, etc.

Memberships:
American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA)
Colorado Independent Publishers Association (CIPA)
Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA)

Awards/Honors:
Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2014 (Behind the Lines)
Kirkus Starred Review 2014: “An excellent history that should catapult Miller to the top tier of popular historians.” (Behind the Lines)
Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2002 (Facing Your Fifties)
Gold, Western Chapter, SATW: Traveling With CancerDallas Morning News, 2011
DPS Mentor of the Year: Denver Public Schools, 2009
First Place, National Writers Union: Hypocrisy in the Travel Industry, Editor & Publisher, 1998
Maggie Award, Western Publishing Association: Overall Editorial Excellence in a Trade Publication, Satellite Business,1984




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”