American Christian Fiction Writers
Colorado Springs Chapter

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Kenneth Bond Lippincott Kenneth Bond Lippencott - Contemporty Fiction

Kenneth Bond Lippincott, BS, BCM, MA Retired educator and community activist, Kenneth served as a pastor, teacher, coach, and administrator in Colorado, Wyoming, and New Jersey. Married 52 years, Ken and wife Karen have two daughters, and six grandchildren.

Ken is the author of Freedom's Tree, Restoring Blair House, and soon to be released, An Increase Abundance.

In Freedoms Tree, Rock Creek Valley resembled Canaanite cities with heavily fortified bulwarks. Interstate highway construction had decimated the economy and school reorganization altered valley culture. Perceived as invaders, newcomers arrived in Rock Creek at Gods direction, while a murderer escaped detection and residents presumed another's guilt.

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Jeanne Takenaka Jeanne Takenaka - Contemporty Fiction

Award winning aspiring novelist, Jeanne Takenaka, writes contemporary inspirational fiction that tackles real life issues with a heart to draw women closer to God and those around them. She hosts an inspirational blog where she shares about life and relationships and walking well with God. She lives near the mountains in Colorado with her amazing husband and two exuberant boy-men. She loves being God’s girl—always learning about His grace, hanging out with friends and enjoying a great cup of coffee. When she’s not writing you can find her with a camera in her hand, looking for #alittlebitofpretty in her days.

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Susan G. Mathis Susan G. Mathis - Historical Romance

Susan G Mathis is a multi-published author of stories set in her childhood stomping ground, the beautiful Thousand Islands in upstate NY. Katelyn’s Choice, the first in The Thousand Islands Gilded Age series that releases in March, 2019. The Fabric of Hope: An Irish Family Legacyand her Christmas Charitynovella are available now.

Susan is also a published author of two premarital books with her husband, Dale, two children's picture books, seven stories in a dozen compilation books, and hundreds of published articles. Susan makes her home in Colorado Springs, enjoys traveling globally with her wonderful husband, Dale, and relishes each time she gets to see or Skype with her four granddaughters.

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Davalynn Spencer Davalynn Spencer - Inspirational Western Romance

Wife and mother of professional rodeo bullfighters, Davalynn Spencer writes cowboy romance. She teaches Creative Writing at Pueblo Community College, served as a columnist for two daily newspapers, and has sold countless nonfiction pieces to American Cowboy, Western Horseman, Power for Living, The Quiet Hour, Standard, and other periodicals. She is an ECPA and Publisher's Weekly bestselling novelist, and winner of the Will Rogers Gold Medallion for Inspirational Western Fiction. And she’s fairly certain her previous career as a rodeo journalist and award-winning crime-beat reporter prepared her for life in Colorado wrangling Blue the Cowdog and mouse detectors Annie and Oakley.

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Suzanne Norquist

Suzanne Norquist - Historical Romance

Suzanne Norquist explores past and present through story.

Everything fascinates her, so she never settled on a career. She has worked as a sales clerk, chemist, professor, financial analyst, and even earned a doctorate in economics. As an author, she experiences different worlds without starting a new career every time. Research feeds her curiosity and she shares the adventure with her readers.

She lives in New Mexico with her mining engineer husband and has two grown children. When not writing, she explores the mountains, hikes, and attends kickboxing class.

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