Hi! Thanks for popping by.

I'm Kirsten Akens, a journalist and editor based in Colorado Springs, Colorado. You can find my words in print and online, for newspapers, magazines and web-only publications. I facilitate writing workshops, many of which are combined with my experience as a restorative yoga instructor. My first book, 100 Things to Do in Colorado Springs Before You Die, from Reedy Press, is available now in bookstores and online.

I also collaborate with a few clients a year who need a freelancer who excels with words. While I’ve worked with a range of companies, from small and local to large and national, I have extensive experience with and a special place in my heart for nonprofit organizations. If you’ve got a project you’d like to discuss, learn more here, then drop me a note. And thanks again!

P.S. Other things that rate high in my world: Boston terriers (like my Lucy over there in the picture), books, (cowboy) boots, baked goods and Browncoats. (And alliteration.)


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