1. Stockton, Tiffany Amber

    Tiffany Amber Stockton has been crafting and embellishing stories since childhood. Today, she is an award-winning author, speaker, and brand
    partner with Nerium International, who lives with her husband and fellow author, Stuart Vaughn Stockton, in Colorado. They have one girl and one boy, and an Aussie/retriever mix named Roxie. Originally from the East Coast, she now makes Colorado Springs her home. She has sold fourteen books so far and is represented by Sandra Bishop of MacGregor...

  2. Strasser, Bethanne

    Beth Rhodes is a wife, mother of six, and writer of romance. She's the queen who runs her military household with punctuality, laughter, and the occasional swear word. When she's not downing coffee, writing, and editing, you can find her reading and enjoying the Colorado sunshine.

  3. Strauss, Robert

    Robert Strauss is owner of Global Perspectives Consulting in Colorado Springs, Colorado. GPC clients excel in complex global marketplaces through the acquisition of cultural competence. He is Lead Faculty of Program Development and Evaluation and Research Methods in the College of Business and Economics at Regis University in Denver, Colorado.

    Also, he is President of Worldview Resource Group, a not-for-profit organization that equips cross-cultural workers in a story-based worldview...

    Published Works:
    • Four Overarching Patterns of Culture: A Look at Common (Wipf and Stock, 2019)
    • Introducing Story-Strategic Methods: Twelve Steps toward Effective Management (Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2017)
  4. Summitt, Rod

    I taught junior high school, managed McConnell's Hardware and Mesa TV Hardware. I was the Merchandise Manager and Assistant Store Manager of the Crissey Fowler Home Center. After retiring, I started writing fiction.

  5. Sutherland, Irene

    Irene Sutherland and her husband Scott live in Monument, Colorado. Irene is a native of New Hampshire, moved to Florida as a teen, married her high school sweetheart and has lived in Colorado ever since, minus two years when Scott was stationed at Loring Air Force Base in northern Maine. Irene and her husband have four grown, married children and fifteen grandchildren.

    Martin J. Delohery was a resident of Monument for many years. His dying wish was to have a memoir written about...

    Published Works:
    • Martin's Memoirs by Martin Delohery (as told to Irene Sutherland)(CreateSpace, 2015)
  6. Mr. Temkin worked in the design of satellites, rockets, missiles, and aircraft from 1962 to 2007. After retirement, he was a Fellow at the Western Museum of Mining and Industry for over three years where he wrote and lectured upon the history of technology.

  7. Thomas, L. Marie

    Lisa Marie Thomas grew up as the child of an undercover narcotics agent and a secretary at the DA's office. Listening to stories about lives far different than her own, she developed a love of storytelling and suspense that grew into her first novel, Good Heart. She loves God, loves her husband and children, and loves to write as a native of the beautiful state of Colorado. She is also an advocate for foster care and mentoring, connecting to the world around her at...

  8. Thomas, Roger

    Roger moved out to Colorado Springs from the Washington, DC, area, in 1994, and has been here ever since. The whole family grew up here and still live in the area. After a 30-year career in high tech, Roger decided to follow another passion- writing. After writing user manuals, training materials, and other writing assignments as a part of his regular IT duties, he launched his own career as a writer. As of 2018, he has five books published- two on bowling and three historical mysteries...

  9. Thompson, Faye

    Faye was a crafter during the 1990s. She sculpted with chicken wire and won the President's Award for a large free-standing sculpted horse at the Tempe, Arizona Craft Show in 1993.

    She also writes poetry and philosophical sayings. Her favorite poem is If, by Rudyard Kipling.

    Faye settled in Colorado Springs in 1997 and has been a resident ever since.

    Published Works:
    • Sebastian: The Cat That Never Shaved (2014)
    • Ruffles, Ruffles, Where Are You? (book 2 - Coming soon!)
    • Go Larry Go (book 3 - Coming soon!)
  10. Torreano, Mike

    Mike Torreano has lived in Colorado Springs since 1977. A retired Colonel, USAF,
    he is also a retired financial advisor with Northwestern Mutual of 35 years.

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  11. Travis, Lisa

    Lisa Travis dreamed of faraway places ever since she was a little girl who explored National Geographic magazines every month. Looking for ways to discover the world, Lisa studied at the University of Freiburg in Germany, traveled the USA in a Volkswagon camper, and lived and worked in South Korea. She currently finds ways to pack and go by creating global executive leadership programs that take her to cool places like Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Brussels, Copenhagen, and Prague....

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  12. Trent, Doyle

    In Memory of Doyle Trent (Obituary for Doyle Trent)

    Western author Doyle Trent succumbed to congestive heart failure on Sunday, May 11, 2014, in Colorado Springs.

    He put up a might struggle. Beaten down by disease, he rose again and again until his heart would not take him any further down the road. He had been knocked down many times before in life, but like the cowboy he was in his youth, he always managed to get up and forge ahead. Despite tremendous obstacles, he...

    Published Works:
    • Flirting with the Undertaker (CreateSpace, 2014)
    • Mountain Marquaders (Zebra, 1995)
    • Outlaw Justice (Zebra, 1995)
    • Feartown (Zebra, 1994)
    • Gunpowder Legacy (Zebra, 1994)
    • Devil's Disciple (Zebra, 1993)
    • Fire and Gunsmoke (Zebra, 1993)
    • Gambler's Guns (Zebra, 1993)
    • Rawhide Ransom (Zebra, 1992)
    • Texas Trackers (Zebra, 1992)
    • Night Rider (Zebra, 1992)
    • Dead Man's Badge (Zebra, 1991)
    • Apache Creek Ambush (Zebra, 1991)
    • Shotgun Canyon (Zebra, 1990)
    • Dodge City Trail (Zebra, 1990)
    • The Rawhider (Zebra, 1989)
    • Colorado Desperadoes (Zebra, 1989)
    • Gunsmoke Justice (Zebra, 1989)
    • Cheyenne Brother (Zebra, 1988)
    • Winchester Law (Zebra, 1988)
    • Rustler's Trail (Zebra, 1988)
    • Shadow of the Gallows (Zebra, 1987)
    • Treachery Town (Zebra, 1987)
    • Tombstone Lode (Zebra, 1986)
    • San Lorrah Shootout (Zebra, 1986)
    • Squaw Mountain Massacre (Zebra, 1985)
    • Gambler's Gold (Walker, 1983)
    • Claim Jumper (Leisure Books, 1981)
  13. With a background in education, Roxanne Troup writes children's books that tie into school curriculum and are fun to read! She lives in Colorado Springs with her family.

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  14. Tucker, John W.

    My parents moved to Colorado four months after I was born, from Lincoln, NE. I graduated from Abraham Lincoln H.S. in Denver and attended one year of college at Metro State College. I moved back to Colorado in 1984, from pastoring in S.D. I have worked several jobs while in the Springs: custodian for School District 11 for 13 years; as a court clerk for the Court House for one year; as an Assistant Floating Manager for Goodwill Industries of Colorado Springs for three and a half years; and...

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  15. Turner, Gloria

    My family moved to Colorado Springs in 1961, so I have lived here most of my life. When married, I lived in Germany, Sterling, and Denver for 13 years before moving back to the Springs. My two children are now adults, my daughter is 36, my son 32.
    I have retired after working at Penrose Library for 19 years.

    I had been working on a particular book for 10 years and it was published on November 10th, 2015. It is mostly illustrations with text, akin to an art journal. I enjoy...

  16. Vallance, Brandy

    Brandy Vallance fell in love with the Victorian time period at a young age, loving the customs, manners, and especially the intricate rules of love. Since time travel is theoretically impossible, she lives in the nineteenth century vicariously through her novels.

    Unaccountable amounts of black tea have fueled this ambition. Brandy's love of tea can only be paralleled by her love of Masterpiece Theater Classics, deep conversations, and a good book. Brandy is the 2013 Operation First...

  17. van de Berkt, Leah

    Leah has been writing since she was six years old. Her very first story was written for her mother and Leah illustrated it herself using stencils and crayons.

    Leah was homeschooled from Kindergarten through 12th grade, and started community college when she turned 16. From there she went on to College of the Ozarks in Missouri and graduated in 2009 with a BA in English.

    Leah's and debut children's story released under her children's author pen name Julia Joss on November 27,...

    Published Works:
    • Unraveling Glenmore (Kindle Direct Publishing, 2015)
    • Blue Hooves and a Broken Wing (written as Julia Joss)(Tate Publishing, 2012)
  18. Van Vleet, Becky

    Becky Van Vleet is a retired teacher and principal and former homeschool mom. She and her husband make their home in Colorado Springs, where Becky enjoys gardening, oil painting and hiking and biking in the great outdoors. Becky relishes spending time with her family and especially reading books to her grandchildren.

  19. Vought, Janna

    Janna Vought is a poet, nonfiction, and fiction writer with more than 50 pieces published in various magazines and literary journals. She graduated from American Public University with a Bachelor's Degree in English and from Lindenwood University with an MFA in Creative Writing. She is an Association of Writing Professionals Intro Journals Project in Poetry nominee for 2013.

    Janna lives in Peyton, Colorado, is married and the mother of two daughters, the eldest of whom suffers from...

    Published Works:
    • "Bugs", "Games" (The Eagle Literary Magazine, 2012)
    • "Forgotten" (Imperfect Parent, 2012)
    • "Marbled Rose" (Tough Lit V, 2012)
    • "Dark Water" (Tough Lit VI, 2012)
    • "Paper Thin" (Tough Lit VII, 2012)
    • "Drowning" (Tough Lit IX, 2013)
    • "A Rendering" (Tough Lit X, 2013)
    • "Room 402", "Farewell Mon Amie", "A Writer's Recipe for Inclusion", "City of the Damned", "Still Life Reflected", "Little Girl", "We Bury Our Dead" (The Rusty Nail, 2013)
    • "The Razored Truth" (Bio Stories, 2012)
    • "Moment of Snow and Pain" (Essays for Hope: The Mommy Life Volume, 2012)
    • "Pieces Missing", "All that Remains", "The Illiterate Scholar", "Beauty in Darkness" (Linden Avenue Literary Review, 2013)
    • "Ivory Bones in My Closet" (Epiphany Magazine, 2013)
    • "Underneath the Apple Tree", "Knots Unwind", "For Kamryn", "Timekeeper", "Night Terrors", "Girl Missing", "Changeling", "Lady's Manifesto" (Circa Literary Review, 2013)
    • "Moments of Snow and Pain" (Under the Gum Tree Literary Magazine, 2013)
    • "White T-Shirt" (Spry Literary Journal, 2013)
    • "Tuesday Evening Survivor's Group" (The Survivor Anthology, 2013)
    • "Evolution of Cocoons", "High Seas", "Flipping the Switch", "A Bit of Hope" (Familiuis Publishing, 2013)
    • "Along the Ecliptic" (The Voices Project, 2013)
    • "Split in Two" (Literary Mama, 2013)
    • Welcome to the Dollhouse (A Full Length Poetry Collection)(Seeler Press, 2013)
    • Wicker Girl (A Full Length Poetry Collection)(Virgo Books, 2014)
    • "Fragments of my Rape", "Stained", "Aftershocks", "Drowning" (Lascaux Review, 2014)
    • "Wicker Girl" (The Rain, Party, and Disaster Society, 2014)
    • "Miss Lila Deeds" (Lime Hawk Literary Arts Collective, 2014)
    • The Motherhood Conspiracy (A Full Length Poetry Collection)(Virgo Books, 2014)
  20. Wagner, David P.

    David is a retired foreign service officer who lived in Italy for nine years.

  21. I have lived in Colorado Springs for the last seventeen years. I was born in Chicago, later moved to France (father in the military), returned and moved to Kansas before spending most of my time in Texas (San Antonio area). I have held myriad positions in my life. I like to undertake more than one thing at a time, thus I refer to myself as a #workquilter combining various avenues of income. These include:
    -Author of nonfiction and fiction.
    -Certified permaculture designer and...

  22. 14er Climber, Rocket Scientist, Published Novelist, Movie Connoisseur, and Amateur Photographer, Benjamin M. Weilert was born in Colorado in 1985.

    While he went to school for Mechanical Engineering (eventually earning a Master’s Degree), he has found science to be interesting enough to write fiction about it. He likes to classify his novels as “science fantasy,” wherein the science is real and (semi) accurate, but portrayed in a fantasy setting to make it accessible to non scientific...

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  23. Wernly, Kathy and Bob

    Bob and Kathy Wernly write as a team under the penname of Kathy Clark for our adult romantic suspense novels and Bob Kat for our YA romance/mystery/time travel series (Timeshifters). We lived in Colorado since 1985 and in Colorado Springs for a year and a half. Several of our series are set in Colorado, including Denver Heroes, and an upcoming series set in Cripple Creek called Breathless. One of our YA novels (Forever Love) is a time travel ghost story set at...

  24. Wiatrowski, Claude

    Dr. Wiatrowski moved to the Pikes Peak area in 1975 and has spent the years since he relocated to Colorado photographing its historic sites and researching its rich history.

  25. Wickman, Susie

    Susie Wickman was born and raised in small town, Wishek, North Dakota. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. She lived outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for ten years before moving to Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1988. Susie went back for a Master’s Degree in Emergency and Disaster Management. She works as a speaker, genealogist, and background investigator. She is inspired to write books her grandchildren will enjoy.

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