Celebrate the upcoming holiday season with 20 authors. Schmooze, sip tea, enjoy delicious food, and pick up some books as gifts while you’re at it. Free.  Fall Author Tea with local authors’ show and tell, offering their wonderful books on a perfect afternoon surrounded by cool people and delectable food. And it’s FREE. You are encouraged to bring friends. Books, the ideal gift—think kids, your friends … how about YOU? Books in many genres: Mystery, Horror, Inspiration, Children-Juvenile, Cookbooks, Memoir, Military History, Women’s Fiction, Adventure, Health, Humor, Fantasy, Self-Help. 

When:  SATURDAY, November 23rd Time:   1 – 4 pm

Where: Judith Briles’ home:  Heritage Eagle Bend,

8122 S Quatar Circle, Aurora CO  80016

Hosted by: Judith Briles from AuthorYOU

RSVP to Judith with number of guests. Judith@Briles.com  (put November Tea in subject line) or text 303-885-2207).



New Edition, “Never Retreat”


My publisher is giving away a free Kindle reader. Visit https://upvir.al/78808/lp78808 to enter!

A feisty single mom clashes with an ex-military corporate star at a retreat in the wild Colorado mountains. But when a raging flood threatens their survival, they learn the true meaning of partnership.

Years ago, Ramona ‘Raye’ Soto faced harsh reality when a roving con man knocked her up. Now, at thirty-something, she’s concentrating on her career in a major telecommunications firm and funding college for her teenaged son. Enter Desmond Emmett—a fast talker and smooth operator. New to the office, the ex-serviceman possesses every negative quality that Raye should avoid in a guy.

Thrown together at a corporate retreat in the wilderness, the reluctant duo struggles to complete management’s extreme mental and physical tests for a huge reward. But only one can win the prize, and Des needs the money to underwrite medical treatments for his adored younger sister.

See-sawing between attraction and antagonism, the mismatched couple face their biggest challenge—learning the meaning of true partnership. When a massive flash flood sweeps down the rocky canyon and threatens their very survival, they must put aside their differences to rescue their colleagues—and their future as a couple.

$4.99 at https://www.totallybound.com/book/never-retreat  Direct delivery to you.



Colorado’s Kickoff to Woman Suffrage

Ever wonder how women a century ago tolerated the restrictions placed on them pre-equal rights and women’s lib? Clue: a number of them didn’t. While strictures then may have been weightier than today, women of independent mind, strong will, and dedicated principles simply ignored the limits society tried to impose and did what they had to do.

Take the women of the Denver Woman’s Press Club. Established in 1898 by nineteen charter members, the group still flourishes, and some members were active in the local and national suffrage movement.

Writers Group Hears About Stereotypes and Characters

I presented a workshop Monday, July 1, on “Out-of-Date Stereotypes in Character Development.” Sponsored by the Castle Rock Writers, I spoke about contemporary writing which often continues to be dogged by out-of-date stereotypes. I’m available for visits, readings, presentations. Contact me for information.

Rock and roll is our generation’s youth serum

We’re bound to live much longer that others because. . .we jam! My article on “Never Too Old to Rock ‘n’ Roll” appears in 3rd Act Magazine  Do you agree? Which category do you fall in? Comments welcome!

Now nationally syndicated!

Through Senior Wire News Service, my think-pieces are made available for a small fee. They’re also carried on Go60, such as my essay on the political climate. Can common courtesy help us get along better? Should manners trump morals?

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