Cheryl Carpinello

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I’m a retired high school English teacher. Currently I'm on the Board of Directors of the Colorado Authors' League, the oldest writing organization in Colorado. I also belong to the RMC-SCWBI, the Historical Novel Society, the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers, and the Egyptian Study Society.

A devourer of books growing up, my profession introduced me to writings and authors from times long past. Through my studies and teaching, I fell in love with the Ancient and Medieval Worlds. Now, I hope to inspire young readers and those Young-at-Heart to read more through my Tales and Legends for Reluctant Readers set in these worlds—Ancient Egypt, Medieval Wales, and coming soon, the ancient world of Atlantis.

My husband and I love to travel. Because I'm
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Cheryl Carpinello Lots of times, I back off writing. I always spend a lot of brain time on my writing, and so I end up writing in my head when I can't do it on paper. I…moreLots of times, I back off writing. I always spend a lot of brain time on my writing, and so I end up writing in my head when I can't do it on paper. I've always encouraged my students to do the same. Some people don't call this writing, but I believe it is.(less)
Cheryl Carpinello I love being a writer because I can tell all those stories that run through my head. Since I was a kid, I've placed myself in ancient lands and lived …moreI love being a writer because I can tell all those stories that run through my head. Since I was a kid, I've placed myself in ancient lands and lived during medieval times. Those are the eras that I enjoy and love. Lots of young and old readers enjoy those times as well, I've found.(less)
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