Dianne Blomberg, Ph.D. -- Denver -- Children's literature, social science resear
By Dianne Blomberg, Ph.D
Speaking Topics: Children's books, writing on self help, communication, psychology
Carolyn Bushong-Denver-Relationship, Mental Health
By Carolyn Bushong
Topics include: Secrets to Make Your Marriage Work, How to Find that Special Person (for singles), Keeping Balance in Your Life to Be Happy, Football Widows, Getting Your Guy to Listen, Ridding Yourself of Guilt, Handling Pet Peeves, Little Love Rituals, Making Peace with Your Parents, Sex & Dating, Signs He's Leaving You, Top 10 Sex Mistakes, Why Men Lie, How Cinderella Stood Up and Left Her Prince. Also has singing group of women: "Sassy Divas."
Eliza Cross -- Centennial -- Food, Architecture, Simple Living
By Eliza Cross
Speaking Topics: Finish What You Write and Send It Off; Finding Your Voice Through Writing; The Nonfiction Book Proposal; Social Media Strategies for Authors; Blogging for Fun and Profit; Finding Balance and Simplicity in a Busy World.
Peter R. Decker -- Denver -- Colorado history, history of Ouray County
By Peter R. Decker
Speaking Topics: The Utes Must Go (40-min. talk and slide show); Gentrification of Ouray County
Warwick Downing - Denver - Young adult fiction, adult fiction, murder myster
By Warwick Downing
Speaking Topics: Creative writing, including plotting, character development, voice, point of view; turning great ideas into books; the process of getting published
Carol Ekarius -- Hartsel -- Agriculture, alternative medicine, environmental top
Speaking Topics: Small-scale agriculture, hobby farming, gardening, alternative medicine, environmental topics
Maria Faulconer -- Colorado Springs -- Children's books, magazine writing
By Maria Faulconer
Speaking Topics: The Making of a Picture Book from Inspiration to Final Product; Magazine Writing -- In the Trenches
Mary Peace Finley -- Boulder, Carbondale -- Children's, middle, young adult lit.
By Mary Peace Finley
Speaking topics: Book Talks, Research, Writing and Synchronicity, Talk-a-Plot Workshops, Teachers-as-Writers Workshops
Carol Grever - Boulder - Adult non-fiction, memoir, poetry
By Carol Grever
Speaking Topics: Poetry as Archaeology of the Soul (reading from Glimpses); "One Gay, One Straight: Complicated Marriages" (40 min. DVD + talk-back); Straight Spouse Issues; Writing as a Third Career; Crossing Genres: Books to Film to Poetry.
Liz Holzemer, Health, Humor, Inspirational Stories, Memoir
By Liz Holzemer
Building a writer/author platform, The Holy Grail--Odyssey from Brain Tumor survivor to Book Deal (turning a personal illness into bylines), baseball.
Tom Quinn Kumpf -- Boulder -- Irish history, photography and travel
By Tom Quinn Kumpf
Speaking Topics: Writing from Photographs; the Documentary Writer; Conflict Resolution; The Irish Political Situation (slide show); Ireland and Its People (slide show)
Mary Beth Lagerborg-Littleton-Nonfiction, Fiction
By Mary Beth Lagerborg
Speaking Topics: Dwelling Space: Living Fully from Home; Making Mealtimes GOOD times; Dwelling Well through the Holidays; The Writer's Life
Sandra Lamb, Denver--book proposals, query letters, getting an agent, book deals
Sandra Lamb speak on a great variety of topics from etiquette to job searching and writing any and all kinds of communications to be both effective in business and connected to people in our lives. For writers and authors, she also speaks on how to write book proposals, query letters, get an agent, and negotiate the best book deal possible.
Page Lambert -- Denver -- Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, humanity-related topics
By Page Lambert
Speaking Topics: The Literature and Landscape of the West; Landscapes of the Heart; Body Language: What Horses Teach Us; Place, Language and Landscape; Steinbeck: A Flash Course on Character Development; The Writer's Destiny: Discovering Your Passion and Fueling Your Creative Fire; Exploring Perspective: Playing Around with Point of View; Back-story: How to Keep it from Taking Over; Why Ritual and Writing Go Together.
Linda LeBlanc - Westminster -- Fiction, adventure, mountain climbing
By Linda LeBlanc
Speaking Topics: Trekking Nepal, The Everest Adventure, Sherpa History and Culture, slide show on Everest and the Sherpas
Centennial - Biographies, Research, Family History, Women of the West
By Joyce B. Lohse
Joyce B. Lohse - Centennial, Colorado - Speech topics: Colorado Pioneers, writing biographies, Lurking In Cemeteries: A Researcher's Guide, Women of the West, Family History: Truth & Mystery, and more.
Cynthia Morris, Coaching writers, artists and visionaries
By Cynthia Morris
Speaking topics: Enjoying your writing; Embrace life as a creative adventure; Make your creative dreams real
Kathleen Pelley - Greenwood Village - Children's Picture Books
By Kathleen Pelley
Speaking Topics: Nurturing a Passion for Stories, The Writing Craft
Phyllis J. Perry-Boulder-Children's fiction, nonfiction, adult nonfiction.
By Phyllis J. Perry
Speaking topics: School visits on fiction, nonfiction, and poetry books I've written. Writing workshops for kids. Library research skills for kids. Book talks with slide show in
connection with A Kid's Look at Colorado, and with two nonfiction adult books on Rocky Mountain National Park.
Silvia Pettem -- Boulder -- true crime, local history
Silvia Pettem -- Boulder -- true crime, local history
Speaking topics: Someone's Daughter, In Search of Justice for Jane Doe; Only in Boulder, The County's Colorful Characters; Separate Lives, The Story of Mary Rippon; Boulder, A Sense of Time and Place Revisited.
Gary Raham -- Wellington -- Scientific illustration, tips and inspiration for ch
By Gary Raham
Speaking Topics: Confessions of a Time Traveler; Confessions of a Science-Writing Junkie; Science Writing for Children
Carol McAdoo Rehme -- Loveland -- Inspirational stories, essay, literary non-fic
Speaking Topics: Write to Inspire; From Stage to Published Page (how to translate told stories to printable successes); Writing for Anthologies; Is It Soup Yet? (How to craft a Chicken Soup for the Soul series story)
Mary Saracino -- Denver -- Poetry, memoir, novels, workshops and consulting
By Mary Saracino
Speaking Topics: Workshops on writing and the art of healing; The Divine Feminine
Irv Sternberg -- Arvada -- Thriller fiction
By Irv Sternberg
Speaking Topics: The Writing Process: Blood, Sweat and Fears; Researching: The Good, the Bad and the Deadly; How to Become a Published Writer at Age 62
Caroline Stutson -- Littleton -- Children's booksSpeaking Topics: Writing; Selling and Getting Children's Books Published
Theresa M. Szczurek, Ph.D. -- Boulder -- Personal and business success strategie
By Theresa M. Szczurek, Ph.D.
Speaking Topics: Pursuit of Passionate Purpose; From $0 to $40 Million in Six Entrepreneurial Light Years; Turn Great Ideas into Innovations that Produce Real Income: Secrets to Growing Your Business; Soar: Keys to Successful Business Performance
Mary Taylor Young - Castle Rock -- Birds, wildlife, nature, environment
By Mary Taylor Young
Speaking Topics: Secrets of A Nature Writer; Wildlife Watching For Kids; Wildlife Watching In Colorado (where, what, how, when); Colorado Backyard Birds; Colorado Birds From Prairie To Peak; Following Rivers: A Writer's Journey
Jacqueline Tobin -- Denver -- African American history
By Jacqueline Tobin
Speaking Topics: African American History; the Underground Railroad
Jodi Torpey -- Denver -- Gardening, writing
By Jodi Torpey
Speaking Topics: How to Write Better, Faster; Planting for Pollinators; Writing on Gardening
Sureva Towler -- Steamboat Springs -- Writing local history without getting shot
By Sureva Towler
Speaking Topics: How to Research, Write and Publish Local History and Humor
Denise Vega -- Denver -- Children's books, young adult novels
By Denise Vega
Speaking Topics: Writing, character development, Internet safety & blogging
Sue Viders--Creating Characters, Plotting
By Sue Viders
Speaking Topics: Creating Interesting Characters, Character Archetypes, Plotting, Finding a Nonfiction Publisher, Putting Together a Card Game
Gail Waldstein, M.D. -- Denver -- Creative nonfiction, memoir, poetry
By Gail Waldstein, M.D.
Speaking Topics: Starting a Writing Career Mid-Life; Medicine and Writing; Finding Your Creative Voice
Sandra Ford Walston-Denver-Non-fiction; Business; Women's Business; Spirituality
By Sandra Ford Walston
“Courageous Leadership—the Ethical Behaviors”
“Courageous Leadership: Do You Demonstrate It or Are You STUCK?”
“Women and Courage: Did Someone Clip Your Wings?”
“COURAGE: The Untapped Reservoir”
“Harnessing the Energy of Courageous Leadership”
“Courageous Leadership: An Inside Job”
“How to Get a Degree in Courage” (colleges/universities)
Elizabeth Wrenn -- Boulder -- Fiction, essays, magazine articles
By Elizabeth Wrenn
Speaking Topics: Finding Your True Voice; Journey of a Writer; Tricks to Help Use Writing as a Life-Enhancing Tool; Raising a Service Dog