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Katy Palmer

Freelance Writer + Film Creative

Location icon USA

I am a freelance writer and casting assistant.

After earning my degree in screenwriting from the School of Film and Television at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, I relocated to the Rockies for an adventurous backdrop.

When I'm not working, you can find me crashing the local comedy scene, volunteering at area film festivals, and holding a cup of coffee on the way to the ski slopes.

Portfolio
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01/04/2016
ArtQuest Denver: Paintbrush in one Hand, Drink in the Other

Painting while drinking is no new concept. It's a time-honored tradition of artists everywhere. So it's no surprise that local paint shops have sprung up recently, teaching easy-to-follow lessons while serving up the crowd-friendly booze. The best part is that you bring your newly crafted art home to enjoy.

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12/14/2015
6 Quick Tips for a Sane Solo Road Trip

Juan Di Nella Driving alone has its perks. For example, there are no backseat drivers; you don't have to stop for anybody else's restroom breaks; and you have complete control of the tunes. But after a while, the solitude can work against you.

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12/08/2015
The Worst Parts of Visiting Denver

There are worse places than the Mile High City of Denver to find yourself lost and alone. The beautiful Rocky Mountain backdrop turns many visitors into residents with its irresistible draw for weekend adventures. However, with a population of more than 600,000 and growing, there are a few things to know before going out on the town.

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12/07/2015
How to Celebrate 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' in Denver

Dust off those old costumes, perfect your Chewbacca roar, and get ready for an intergalactic month of special events. The city of Denver is loaded with Star Wars-themed activities surrounding the premiere of the new film Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens.

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11/24/2015
How to Survive in a Winter Wonderland

Pavel Badrtdinov Holiday travel can be magical with snow-covered landscapes and cozy clothes. It also means lots of preparation in order to fully enjoy the wintry adventure. For those who brave traveling to the coldest places for the love of adventure or the pull of family and friends, there's more to it than simply bundling up.

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11/23/2015
Where to Shop on Black Friday in Denver

Aspen Plummer Venturing into the crowded stores on Black Friday doesn't have to be a ruckus nightmare. For Denver-ites, there are plenty of local shops that offer unique gift ideas. Not only will you avoid the dreaded check-out lines, you'll support the local community of business owners.

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11/13/2015
Family Activities for Black Friday in Denver

Flickr Black Friday has become a frenzied day for overstocked toy shelves and slashed sales prices. But holiday shopping isn't a do or die scenario for everyone. Instead of cramming carts full of boxes and bags, take the family to these hot spots in Denver for some alternative holiday fun.

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11/10/2015
MountainQuest: Four Seasons of Adventure at the Maroon Bells

Flickr Nestled at the head of Maroon Lake near Aspen, Colorado, are the most photographed mountains in the United States. This majestic trio of peaks towers over the lake to reflect a rainbow of colors as the seasons change. It's something to behold throughout all four seasons and there are plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy all year round.

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11/18/2015
Top 10 Film Festivals in Colorado

Dylan Luder The community of filmmakers in Colorado grows every year, making the state a flourishing platform for showcasing creative work. Throughout the year, cities across Colorado welcome these artists to share their talent. As 2015 comes to a close, it's time to gear up for another year of bright lights and red carpets.

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11/14/2015
10 Reasons to Go to Paris Right Now

Rob Potvin In the aftermath of recent terrorist strikes from ISIS in Paris, France, the world comes together to heal and prove resiliency to such threats. Thoughts, prayers, and communities provide much needed support. In times of struggle, it's important to remember all the reasons to love the City of Love and celebrate everything it does so well.

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11/09/2015
Top 5 Comedy Shows Around Denver

Looking for a fool-proof night of fun? The Denver Metro area has you covered. There's plenty to laugh at every night of the week around the Mile High City. Boost those endorphins on a date or gurgle up the giggles with some friends. Here are the best...

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10/30/2015
Top 5 Sour Breweries in Colorado

The state of Colorado is already known for its abundance of beer connoisseurs. Within that community springs a tasty specialty with an ever-growing fan base: the sour beer. These beers all pack a tart punch with a candied finish, perfect for the swee...

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