DERINDA BABCOCK: Author and Graphic Designer
Derinda Babcock is a multi-published author with Elk Lake Publishing, Inc. She also designs book covers, formats book interiors and creates e-publications for this company. She accepts some freelance work.
Derinda was an English Language Acquisition teacher for almost twenty-five years in Southwestern Colorado. During this time, she worked with students of all ages and many different linguistic and cultural backgrounds. The richness of this experience lends flavor and voice to the stories she writes. When she is not writing or designing, Derinda teaches online and furthers her own education.
- Fiction-Speculative: Dodging Destiny 2nd edition (July 2018), In Search of Destiny (Feb. 2016–2nd edition releasing September 2019), Following Destiny (July 2017) by Elk Lake Publishing, Inc.
- Fiction-Historical: Colorado Treasure, Treasures of the Heart, Book 1 (June 2019)
- Short stories: “Dancing Hands,” winner of the 2015 Writers In the Storm contemporary category and included in the Dancing Up A Storm anthology published by Chalfont House. Released Again in the 2019 Anthology. “In A Still Moment,” (Civil War) and “A Christmas Tale,” contemporary, Indie published.
- Wife, mother, grandmother
- Lives on a small ranch in Southwestern Colorado
- Enjoys gardening, working with animals, and increasing her knowledge and skills