Client News

I work with many talented individuals. Keep up on the latest news, releases, publications, awards and more from my clients.

Clients Dominate 2015 Zebulon Awards

By Lori DeBoer Three of the 17 winners for the 2015 Zebulon Awards, a national writing contest organized by Pikes Peak Writers, were books I worked on as a developmental editor and coach. Kim Lajevardi, Westminster, took first place in the mainstream/literary...

Gretchen Clark Receives Pushcart Prize Nomination

Client Gretchen Clark was nominated for a 2014 Pushcart Prize for her short essay, “Pink Chrysanthemum” by the literary magazine 94Creations (www.94creations.com). The Pushcart Prize is one of the most celebrated literary prizes. The Pushcart Prize anthology was...

Gretchen Clark’s Recent Publication Success

Congratulations to my client Gretchen Clark for her recent publication success. Her piece, “Kiss and Make-Up,” won second place in Writer’s Advice 9th Annual Flash Nonfiction Contest. She also had a piece, “Territory, Redefined,”...

Dawn Virnig’s Romance Wins First Place in Zebulon Contest

Congratulations to client Dawn Virnig, whose debut novel The American took first place for Romance Fiction in the 2014 Pike’s Peak Zebulon Contest. Her novel is about an American woman who must trust a shady Australian tour guide to protect her after she stumbles upon...

Amanda McCracken Appears on Katie Couric Show

Congratulations to essayist and journalist Amanda McCracken, Boulder, whose writing on virginity, sexuality and relationships has captured national attention, landing her a spot on the Katie Couric show. “The producers in their research had come across my essays in...

Hudson Lindenberger Named Colorado Editor of Bourbon Story

by Lori DeBoer I was very pleased to get the news that Hudson Lindenberger,  Boulder, has been named the Colorado Editor of Bourbon Story (www.bourbonstory.com).  The online magazine focuses solely on the culture, history and business of Bourbon through articles,...

Denise Schurr to be Published in Odyssey Magazine

By Lori DeBoer Congratulations to Denise Schurr for placing her first freelance magazine article, “Yellowstone:  Supervolcano,” with Odyssey Magazine.  It will be appearing in the July/August 2014 issue.  I worked with Denise on a chapter book about two...

Yotzeret Publishing Signs Chutzpah & High Heels

Jessica Fishman’s memoir, Chutzpah & High Heels: The Search for Love and Identity in the Holy Land, has been signed by Yotzeret Publishing, which publishes books written from a Jewish perspective with a specialty in those written by women authors. With...

Eddie Lueken's Essay Highlighted in Collection by Nurses

Congratulations to Eddie Lueken, Louisville, Kentucky, whose essay, “Hitting the Bone,” was published in I Wasn’t Strong Like this When I started Out: True Stories of Becoming a Nurse, edited by Lee Gutkind and published by InFact Books in 2013. Eddie, who has an MFA...

Amanda McCracken’s Essay Makes a Splash in The New York Times

Congratulations to Amanda McCracken, Boulder, Colorado, whose essay, “Does my Virginity have a Shelf Life?” appeared in the November 13, 2013, issue of The New York Times. Her thoughtful and timely piece was covered in a response by Slate Magazine by Katy Waldman,...

Judith Robbins Rose's MISS Purchased by Candlewick Press

I’m pleased to announce that Judith Robbins Rose, Denver, Colorado, has placed her middle grade novel Miss with Candlewick Press, which also publishes acclaimed authors Kate DiCamillo and M. T Anderson.  She is working with the editor Andrea Tompa and is represented...

Sherisse Hawkins Takes E-Books Deeper

One of my Boulder-based clients, Sherisse Hawkins, has taken a break from writing her novel to found an exciting new publishing-related company, Beneath the Ink.  She and her team have developed a project that gives authors of e-books the ability to add interactive...

Thomas H. Stoner's New Book, Small Change, Big Gains, is Released

I am pleased to announce that client Tom Stoner’s new book, Small Change, Big Gains: Reflections of a Global Energy Entreprenuer was released with a reading at the Boulder Book Store on Wednesday, October 2.  The Boulder resident spoke to a large and interested...

Eric A. Meyer Has Digital Performance Piece Published

One of my clients, Eric A. Meyer, Denver, had his digital performance piece The Obsolete Book in a Post-Obsolete World published in the SpringGun Journal. The Obsolete Book has also been invited to perform at the Media Archeology Lab in conjunction with the 2013...

Clients Accepted into Big Sur in the Rockies Workshop

I am proud to announce that three of my clients were accepted into the prestigious Big Sur in the Rockies writing workshop, which is sponsored by the Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). Those wishing to participate in the workshop were...