Kae Cheatham Working with Words

Titles in Print and eBooks

  • Hammer Come Down
  • Dead Heroes
  • Blood and Bond
  • Adventures of Elizabeth Fortune (2nd printing)
  • Spotted Flower and the Ponokomita
  • Kansas Dreamer: Fury in Sumner County
  • Dennis Banks: Native American Activist
  • Child of the Mist
  • Daughter of the Stone
  • On Promised Land
  • Lost News: Short Stories and Long Poems

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Out of Print Books

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In the Work Place

assistant editor
Athlon Sports Communications, Inc.
Whiskey Creek Press
copy editor
Falcon Press
Ridgehill Corporation
rewrite editor
Silver Moon Press
Thomas Nelson and Brilliance Corporation
American Red Cross
Franklin Photo Club
Wakina Sky Learning Circle & Library

Freelance Work

  • Book Layout design for various authors: 2002 - current. Visit Get It Together Productions to learn more.
  • e-book formatting and cover design for various authors: 2009 - current
  • Lone Star Rodeo Program
    32 pages of text, photos and layout for the 1998 season
  • Poetry and short fiction in numerous national journals
  • More than twenty-five years critiquing for individual authors on fiction and poetry

Auxiliary Work

  • Presentations throughout Montana as a member of the Humanities Montana Speakers' Bureau (through 2016).
  • Workshop director and featured speaker on writing, publishing, and American history for adult-ed programs, libraries and public schools in various Montana communities; at Murray State University (KY), Metro-Davidson County Public Schools (TN), The Cumberland Valley Writers Conference (TN); North Carolina Central University and others. 1978 - present.
  • Spur Awards judge, Western Writers of America: juvenile nonfiction category, 2003.
  • Presenter, "Using Weather as a Character," Helena Festival of the Book, Helena, MT, September, 2002.
  • Panelist, "Homesteading: Making a Home on the Range," Western Writers of American Convention, Wichita, Kansas, June 2002.
  • Presenter (with Tim Champlin), "Western Writing: The Southern Connection," Southern Festival of Books, Nashville, TN, October 14, 2000.
  • Spur Awards judge, Western Writers of America: juvenile fiction category, 2000.
  • Panel moderator, "Small Presses Today," Western Writers of America, Billings, MT, 1994
  • Spur Awards judge, Western Writers of America: Novel of the West category, 1992
  • Panel moderator, "Minorities in the Northwest," Western Writers of America, Portland, OR, 1989
  • Spur Awards judge, Western Writers of America: juvenile fiction category, 1989.
  • Poetry judge, Austin-Peay University Creative Arts Awards, March, 1988.
  • Poetry judge, Project Pencil, Metro schools, Nashville, TN. April 1987 & 1988.
  • Panelist, Southern Writers Symposium, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN. August, 1984.
  • Staff member, Cumberland Valley Writers Conference, Nashville, TN. 1979 & 1980.
  • Radio and TV appearances regarding/involving her works, including several appearances on PBS "Word on Words," 1979 - 2005