Entwistle, Bert

Author Bert Entwistle
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Colorado Springs, CO
Freelance writer, author, and photographer

Bert moved from Illinois to Colorado Springs in 1974 with his wife Nancy and sons Jeremy and Chad. He now has nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He started as a freelance photojournalist covering action sports and started writing as well as photographing nearly twenty years ago. He has worked as a photographer and writer for rodeo/bull riding, and a track photographer for Pikes Peak International Raceway. As a freelance writer and photographer, he has sold hundreds of articles to dozens of magazines and sold thousands of photographs. He has covered the rodeo, bull riding, and performance horse world for many years and has written on subjects as diverse as the meat packing industry, water rights, and family ranching.

Several awards for photography and cowboy-style poetry
2007 - Agricultural Writers Association, Feature of the Year
2018, Murder in the Dell, CIPA Book Awards, Merit Award
Leftover Soldiers, 14th Annual NIEA Award Winner
Looking Back, 14th Annual NIEA Award Winner
Owner/Publisher of Black Mule Press
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* Most subjects related to journalism, photojournalism, and fiction writing
* Using the internet for research
* Writing your first novel
* Breaking into print
* Small press publishing