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    There are only two difficult things about writing: starting and not stopping.

     

    – Joseph Conrad

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  • Our 12 most recent books by our members

    A longer list of our members' books is available below these covers

  • Where to buy

    AUTHORS AND THEIR BOOKS – AVAILABLE ON AMAZON

     

    ALBERT, INA – Fiction & Nonfiction

    Write Your Self Well, Granny Greeny Says Listen Louder

     

    BROOKS, WILLIAM B. – Photographer, Author

    Like Wind I Go, Then There Was a Dog

     

    BURKE, DEBBIE – Tawny Lindholm Thriller series

    Instrument of the Devil, Stalking Midas, Eyes in the Sky, Dead Man’s Bluff, Crowded Hearts

     

    BROWNING, CATHERINE – Novelist

    The Best Revenge

     

    BUCHANAN, CAROL – Historical Western

    God’s Thunderbolt, The Devil in the Bottle, Gold Under Ice and many more

     

    BUDEWITZ, LESLIE – Nonfiction; Two Cozy Mystery series and more

    Books, Crooks and Counselors; Food Lovers’ Village Mysteries set in fictional Jewel Bay Montana; Spice Shop Mystery Series set in Seattle’s Pike Place Market

     

    CARBO, CHRISTINE – Suspense, Glacier Mystery Series

    The Wild Inside, Mortal Fall, The Weight of Night, A Sharp Solitude

     

    COMPTON, TERRY – Prolific Nonfiction, Multi-genre Fiction

    Numerous series, dozens of books! The Alcantarans Series, Wanted series

     

    DUNNEHOFF, KATHY – Romantic Comedy Novelist, screenwriter

    The Do-Over, Plan On It, Back To U, Hollywood Beginnings

     

    EPPERSON, DEBORAH – Novelist

    Breaking Twig, Shadows of Home

     

    ERLER, M.F. – Young Adult spiritual fantasy series The Peaks Saga

    Finding the Light, Beyond the World, The Fountain and the Desert, When the World Grows Cold, Searching for Maia, Mountaintops and Valleys, Where All Worlds End

     

    FIELDER, KEN - Novelist

    A Little West of Rosie’s

     

    FOLEY, DENNIS – Fiction, Memoir

    Long range Patrol trilogy, Requiem for Crows, Special Men – A LRP’s Recollections

     

    GILES, JEFF – Young Adult Fantasy

    The Edge of Everything, The Brink of Darkness

     

    KUFFEL, BETTY – Multi-genre author, Nonfiction & Medical Thrillers

    Eyes of a Pedophile, Your Heart-Prevent & Reverse Heart Disease in Women, Men and Children, Modern Birth Control, Deadly Pyre, Deadly Spin, Alaska Flight, Fatal Feast

     

    KUFFEL, THOMAS C. – Nonfiction

    A K.I.S.S. Guide to Retirement Investing

     

    LENGSFELDER, PG – Psychological Mystery, Suspense

    Beautiful to the Bone, Our Song - Memento Mori

     

    LOMAX, BECKY – Nonfiction, Journalist

    USA National Parks MOON books 18+

     

    MADDUX, DONNA – Historical Young Adult

    My Friend LITTLE CLAW

     

    MARTIN, MARIE F. – Fiction: mystery, thriller, suspense

    Maternal Harbor, Harbored Secrets, Ratham Creek, Don’t Mess with Mrs. Sedgewick, Blame the Car Ride

     

    MCCLENDON, LISE – Prolific novelist

    Bennett Sisters Mystery Series - #7 Blame it on Paris

     

    MILLER, ANGELA - Memoirist

    Hornbill’s Daughter

     

    MINNETT, ANN – Novelist, Psychological Thrillers

    Fifteen Years of Lies, Serita’s Shelf Life, Burden of Breath, Daring Passage: Book 2 of the Spirited Away Saga

     

    MONTANA, JANET (Janet Smith) - Author, Illustrator - Children’s books

    Monkey Business in Glacier National Park (kid’s guidebook)

     

    MOORE, PA (Phyllis Quatman) – Legal Thrillers

    Courthouse Cowboys, Courthouse rebel: A Former Prosecutor Strikes a Blow for Justice

     

    OWEN, JESS E. – Artist, Entrepreneur and YA Fantasy Author

    Song of the Summer King, Skyfire, A Shard of Sun, By The Silver Wind

     

    PLUMMER. MAGGIE – Multi-genre Series Author

    Bell-Bottom Gypsy and Webs in the Mist - Jessie Morgan Series, Spirited Away Saga 1 & 2

     

    PURVIS, SUSAN – Memoirist

    Go Find: My Journey to Fin the Lost – and Myself

     

    RICE, DIXON BENNETT – Thriller Author

    The Assassin’s Club

     

    RORVIK, SHIRLEY A. – Novelist

    Jack’s Carousel: Can Love Overcome Deep Prejudice?

     

    SARKOZY, SUZIE (Sue Toppen)– Novelist

    A Deal to Die For

     

    SATTERFIELD, JIM – Novelist, Western Fiction

    Saving Laura, The River’s Song

     

    SCHIFFMAN, BARBARA –Non-fiction and fiction author, Script reader, writing coach

    Akashic Muse: Collaborating With Your Soul & The Akashic Records for Writing and Other Endeavors, Living in Balance for Boomers series, Recipes for Living (Healthy Living in Body, Mind & Spirit - series)

     

    SCHIFFMAN, GLENN – Multi-genre fiction

    The Way I was Taught, Seasons Around the Medicine Wheel (Coloring Journals for Healthy Living)

     

    SMITH, BONNIE – Multi-genre fiction

    Blue Mesa - Plural Marriage, Mystery, and Murder; The Soul of Frannie Cooper - Historical fiction


    TABOR, FE (or Fran Tabor) –Multi-genre, non-fiction & fiction

    Shhhh It’s a Secret: How to Compete Against Walmart and the Internet, To Own Two Suns, Eagle Rock

     

    WILLS, KAREN – Historical Novelist

    Remarkable silence, All Too Human: A Saga of Deadly Deceptions and Dark Desires, River with No Bridge

     

    WOOD, MADGE – Novelist

    Plans Interrupted

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  • Our 2021 Student Writing Contest Winners

    Congratulations Winners!

     

    Authors of the Flathead announce the Winners of the High School Writing Contest.

    Thanks to everyone who contributed manuscripts.

     

     

    The Authors of the Flathead is pleased to announce the winners of their annual writing contest. Submissions from all Flathead-area high school students, including home-schooled students, were judged by a panel of six authors. Cash prizes were awarded for two categories, SHORT STORY and POETRY. First place winners also receive free tuition to the Flathead River Writers Conference October 15 and 16, 2021.

     

    Short Story winners:

    First Place $400: Karissa Zanett – Home School

    Second Place Tie $250: Julianna MacPherson – Columbia Falls High School

    Second Place Tie $250: Tatum Schweikert – Columbia Falls High School

    Poetry Winners:

    First Place $300: Emma Upton – Columbia Falls High School

    Second Place $200: Kira Hadland – Linderman High School

    Third Place $100: Karissa Zanett – Home School

     

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