Welcome to the First Author Induction in Colorado … @ CADA – the Colorado Automotive Dealers Association
Sep 14 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Board of the Colorado Authors’ Hall of Fame is delighted and honored to announce the first Induction class for the Hall. The living and passed authors will be celebrated at the event planned in Denver, Colorado on Saturday, September 14, 2019.



Put the date on your calendar. Plan on attending. Denver’s Mix 100 and award-winning author Dom Testa will emcee the Induction.




Attendees will receive a signed poster created especially for the event by internationally recognized Colorado photographer John Fielder.



Joyce Meskis, the founder of the Tattered Cover and author and publishing advocate extraordinaire will be honored with the Hall’s Life Time Achievement award.




Celebrate with Colorado as we honor the words, the work, and the legacies of authors connected to Colorado in their writing or life:


Madeline Albright
Marilyn Van Derbur Atler
Rex Burns
Margaret Coel
Clive Cussler
John Dunning
John Fielder
W C Jameson
Jerry Jenkins
Stephen King
Ann Parker
Helen Thorpe
Jill Tietjen
Kristin Tualla
Mary Taylor Young


Sybil Downing
George Cory Franklin 
Louis L’amour
Minnie J Reynolds
Ann Hayman Zwinger

Life-Time Achievement for the Support of Authors
Joyce Meskis

The celebration site is Marriott Courtyard, 1475 South Colorado Blvd, Denver CO 80228

Tickets are limited. Get yours NOW before they run out.
$75 ($50 is tax-deductible) – available on the website:

Dress, even a little bling!


It’s a Pinterest Bonanza AuthorYOU Saturday Morning!
Oct 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

   Ready to discover HOW TO use Pinterest to work for you? 
Get ready for a deep dive session into the nuts and bolts on how to use all the tools Pinterest has created for you to be successful on its platform.

Heather Delaccio is a Pinterest expert and will be your guide through September’s kickoff AuthorYOU Saturday pro you would have all the important information in one place and not spend weeks hunting through blogs and help centers. Take a deep breath and get ready to jump into an information-loaded workshop.

You will learn how to:

  • create the ideal Boards for your expertise and book
  • take advantage of Pinterest’s analytical tools
  • create a Business page … and why you should
  • promote YOU and YOUR BOOK 
  • and MUCH MORE …

    Make sure you bring your laptop — you want to be plugged in so that what you are hearing and seeing can be implemented as the morning progresses.

    Cost: $22 for VIP AuthorYOU members; $32 for Nonmembers
    After September 1, prices increase $10

VIP AuthorYOU Members Register Here ($22)

Non AuthorYOU Members Register Here ($32)

Location: Library — either Smokey Hill or Koebel (will be announced in August)