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Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers

The podcast feed from Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers. Authors with new books. Experts on editing, marketing, agent queries, managing your writing career. Traditional publishing. Independent publishing. All aspects of writing fiction. 

Mar 30, 2020

For as long as she can remember, Melissa Payne has been telling stories in one form or another—from high school newspaper articles to a graduate thesis to blogging about marriage and motherhood.

But she first learned the real importance of storytelling when she worked for a residential and day treatment center for...

Mar 22, 2020

ZJ Czupor is co-chair, with Sue Hinkin, of the Colorado Gold Rush Literary Awards sponsored by Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers. ZJ also serves as vice president of the Rocky Mountain Chapter of Mystery Writers of America and writes a monthly column, “The Mystery Minute,” which appears at

Mindy McIntyre...

Mar 15, 2020

Diane Byington has been a tenured college professor, yoga teacher, psychotherapist, and executive coach. Also, she raised goats for fiber and once took a job cooking hot dogs for a NASCAR event. She still enjoys spinning and weaving, but she hasn’t eaten a hot dog or watched a car race since.

Besides reading and...

Mar 11, 2020

Melissa Koons is a writer, blogger, and book formatter for Write Illusion. She has won 3 awards for her writing and has multiple traditionally and independently published works. She works at the University of Colorado by day and publishes by night.

Thomas A. Fowler is the author of nerdy things. Starting out in theater...

Mar 8, 2020

International bestselling author Wendy Terrien received her first library card at age two, and a few years later started writing her own stories.

Wendy is Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers’ 2017-2018 Independent Writer of the Year.

Her debut novel, The Rampart Guards, earned a Kirkus starred review and was named to...