Author of "WE ARE DIFFERENT NOW" - A Grandparent's Journey Through Grief and first place award winning novel "FOOTPRINTS IN THE FROST". Contributing author to anthologies "Felons, Flames & Ambulance Rides", "American Blue", "Recipes by the Book: Oak Tree Authors Cook" and "The Centennial Book of The National Society of Daughters of the Union 1861-1865". Numerous articles, poems and short stories published since 1990. Charter Member of the Public Safety Writers Association and member of Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers. Winner of ten writing awards. I live in a quaint Colorado mountain tourist town with my husband and Siamese cat. When deeps snows blanket the terrain and spectacular views from my windows, it becomes the perfect spot in which to write.
Author Archives: jtzortman
Yes, it’s true and I thought it would never be here. Like many prisoners, I am actually crossing the days off on the tiny calendar that sits in front of my computer monitor. Will my husband get to return to … Continue reading
Book Review: Footprints in the Frost by Jackie Taylor Zortman JULY 7, 2017 CALEB PIRTLE III If you need a bitter chill to chase away the heat of summer, Footprints in the Frost is the one book you should take home with … Continue reading
When New Year’s Eve 2016 rolled around, I remember being so sure in my heart that 2017 was going to be the best year ever. Boy, was I wrong. Starting in January, things that have never happened before started and they … Continue reading
As I write this, it is snowing outside on April 27th to fulfill the infamous “springtime in the Rockies” legend. Trust me, that legend is all it pretends to be and then some. Sometimes we have all four seasons in … Continue reading