Rachel Kodanaz

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Website: www.RachelKodanaz.com
Blog: rachelkodanaz.wordpress.com
Email: Rachel@RachelKodanaz.com
Phone: 303-619-3547
Address: 342 Cook St., Denver, CO 80206
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Joined CAL: February, 2014

Specialties:
Presentations – Keynote, workshop
Grief
Loss
Compassion
Motivation
Workplace

Skills & Media:
Books
Magazine Articles
Manuals/Handbooks
Blogs

Books:
Living with Loss, One Day at a Time

Periodicals:
Grief in the workplace – Management Handbook
Facing the mourning – Facilitator and Participant Manual
Living with Loss, Magazine – Columnist 25+ published articles

Online Credit:
AARP Colorado
Open to Hope
Your Tribute

Memberships:
National Alliance of Grieving Children
Soaring Spirits International
Denver Speakers Bureau




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




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




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




Patricia Raybon

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Website: www.patriciaraybon.com
E-mail: patricia@patriciaraybon.com

Joined CAL: 2006-09-01

Agent:
Ann Spangler (Ann Spangler and Company)

Specialties: memoir, spirituality, inspirational books, personal essays

Skills & Media:
Magazine and feature writing, writing workshops

Books:

My First White Friend: Reflections on Race, Love and Forgiveness

I Told the Mountain to Move: Learning to Pray So Things Change

The One Year® God’s Great Blessings Devotional

Undivided: A Muslim Daughter, Her Christian Mother, Their Path to Peace

Beautiful Blessings from God

Bound for Glory

Periodicals:
The New York Times Sunday Magazine
USA Today
USA Weekend
Newsweek
Guideposts
In Touch
Christianity Today
Country Home

Online Credit:
christianitytoday.com
intouch.org

Other Credits:
National Public Radio “Weekend Edition”

Memberships:

Authors Guild
Colorado Authors League
National Association of Black Journalists

Awards/Honors:
The Christopher Award
National Mental Health Journalism Award
Sweepstakes Award (Associated Press of Colorado)
General Reporting Award (Society of Professional Journalists, Colorado chapter)
National Press Women and Colorado Press Women awards for feature writing




Page Lambert

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Company: Connecting People & Nature, Writers & Words
Website: www.pagelambert.com
E-mail: page@pagelambert.com
Phone: 303-842-7360
Address: 26037 Mountain View Road, Golden, CO 80401

Joined CAL: 2005-09-01

Specialties: narrative nonfiction, memoir, novel-length fiction, poetry, how-to writing articles

Skills & Media:
Creative Outdoor Writing Retreats
One-Day Luncheon Seminars
Writing Coach
Editing
Book Doctoring
Career Consulting
Custom One-on-One Writing Retreats

Books:
In Search of Kinship
Shifting Stars
Writing Down the River
Home Land
Chicken Soup for the Souls books, etc.
(For complete list, please see website)

Periodicals:
The Writer Magazine
Progenitor Art & Literary Journal
Huffington Post
High Country News
Open to Interpretation
Santa Fe Literary Review
Bloomsbury Review
Sojourns
Parabola
Christian Science Monitor
Bugle
The Denver Post
Reader’s Digest
South Dakota Magazine
Roundup
(For complete list, please see website)

Online Credit:
www.pagelambert.com
www.denverpost.com
www.pagelambert.com
www.aroho.org

Other Credits:
Please see Book page on website

Memberships:
Rocky Mountain Land Library (Advisory Board)
International League of Conservation Writers
Writing for Peace (Advisor)
Rural Lit R.A.L.L.Y. (Advisor)
Clear Creek Land Conservancy (Creative Consultant)
Children & Nature Network (Senior Associate)
Women Writing the West (Founding Member)
Denver Woman’s Press Club
Vore Buffalo Jump Foundation (Board Member)
Wyoming Writers
Bearlodge Writers
Quivira Coalition

Awards/Honors:
The Writer’s Studio Literary Award, Winner, Best Fiction, 2015
Colorado Authors League, Finalist, Short Fiction Awards, 2014
Colorado Authors League, Best Blog of the Year, 2013
A Room of Her Own Foundation, Wise Woman Fellowship Award, 2013
Colorado Authors League, Best Essay of the Year, 2012
Colorado Authors League, Writer’s Grant, 2011
Numerous other awards, including:
2009 Orlando Nonfiction Award
Wyoming Arts Council, Literary Fellowship Award for Excellence in Poetry, 2003
Jentel Artist Residency Award, 2003
Wyoming Arts Council, Literary Fellowship Award for Excellence in Nonfiction, 1993




Cheryl Carpinello

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Website: www.beyondtodayeducator.com
E-mail: ccarpinello@mac.com
Phone: 303-979-2641
Address: 4535 S. Routt St., Littleton, CO 80127

Joined CAL: 2009-08-01

Specialties: children’s fiction set in the days of King Arthur

Skills & Media:
Editing, Reviews, Writing instruction

Books:
Young Knights of the Round Table:The King’s Ransom (MuseItUp Publishing)
Guinevere: On the Eve of Legend
Tutankhamen Speaks (Beyond Today Educator)

Memberships:
SCBWI

Awards/Honors:
The King’s Ransom, Literary Classics Seal of Approval and Recommended Reading
Tutankhamen Speaks, 2014 EVVY Finalist in Historical Fiction by CIPA (Colorado Independent Publishers Assoc.)
Young Knights of the Round Table: The King’s Ransom, 2014 Gold Award Winner for Juvenile Fiction by Global eBook Awards




Constance Boyle

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E-mail: connie.boyle@gmail.com
Phone: 303-431-0459, 303-908-2623 (cell)
Address: 8379 Quay Drive, Arvada, CO 80003

Joined CAL: 2005-09-01

Pseudonyms:
Connie Boyle

Specialties: poetry, short story

Skills & Media:
Teach creative writing workshops: adolescents and adults
Edit poetry, short story, creative writing manuscripts
Facilitate creative writing workshops for children, adolescents and adults
Participate in poetry readings

Books:
Double Exposure (2005)
la forza di vita: caffeinated poems (Fall 2011)

Periodicals:
IMPROV
Human Touch
So To Speak
pms poemmemoirstory

Online Credit:
melusine
Sliver of Stone

Memberships:
Lighthouse Writers, Inc.
Columbine Poets
Green Fuse Poetic Arts Association