Novel Crafters (N. Denver)

Novel Crafters Seminar of the Rockies Writer’s Retreat

November 6-7, 2015


“Fierce” Fiction

(Fierce = attention-grabbing, strong, compelling)


Brandilyn Collins

Bestselling and Award-winning Novelist
Seatbelt Suspense®


Friday, November 6, 2015
Saturday, November 7, 2015


Ponderosa Conference & Retreat Center
15235 Furrow Road
Larkspur, Colorado 80118

About Brandilyn

Brandilyn Collins Brandilyn Collins is a best-selling novelist known for her trademark Seatbelt Suspense®–fast-paced, character-driven suspense with myriad twists and an interwoven thread of faith. These harrowing crime thrillers have earned her the tagline “Don’t forget to b-r-e-a-t-h-e . . .”® She also writes insightful contemporary novels, often laced with humor. Brandilyn’s first book, A Question of Innocence, was a true crime published by Avon in 1995. Its promotion landed her on local and national TV and radio, including the Phil Donahue and Leeza talk shows.

Brandilyn’s awards for her novels include the ACFW Carol Award (three times), Inspirational Readers’ Choice, the Inspy, Christian Retailing’s Best Award, and Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice. She is also known for her distinctive book on fiction-writing techniques, Getting Into Character: Seven Secrets a Novelist Can Learn From Actors (John Wiley & Sons). “The Writer” magazine named Getting into Character one of the best books on writing published in 2002.

When she’s not writing, Brandilyn can be found teaching the craft of fiction at writers’ conferences.

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