Author Bio

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Colleen M. Story is a novelist, health and wellness writer, and motivational speaker specializing in creativity, productivity, and personal wellness.

Her literary novel, Loreena’s Gift, won 1st place in the Idaho Author Awards (2016), was a solo medalist in the New Apple Book Awards (2016, cross genre), and was also a Best Book Awards finalist (2016, new age), Readers View Literary Awards finalist (2016, general fiction), and Foreword Indie Awards finalist (2016, fantasy). Her fantasy novel, Rise of the Sidenah, was a North American Book Awards winner, and New Apple Book Awards Official Selection (Young Adult).

Colleen has authored thousands of articles for a variety of publications, including Healthline, Renegade Health, 4Health Magazine, and Women’s Health, and has ghostwritten books for a number of clients on subjects like back pain and cancer recovery. She finds most rewarding her work as a workshop presenter and motivational speaker, helping writers and other creative artists to remove mental and emotional blocks and tap into their unique creative powers. She is the founder of Writing and Wellness, a motivational site for writers and other creatives. Find more at her website, or follow her on Twitter.