My Name Is

My Name Is: Curt Fulster

Children’s author under the name C. Fulsty

Posted 5/31/16

About me

I was born in Littleton on May 8. I went to Colorow Elementary School, Summit Ridge Middle School and then Dakota Ridge High School.

I’ve loved playing roller hockey since sixth grade and continue to play currently. I play roller …

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My Name Is

My Name Is: Curt Fulster

Children’s author under the name C. Fulsty

Posted

About me

I was born in Littleton on May 8. I went to Colorow Elementary School, Summit Ridge Middle School and then Dakota Ridge High School.

I’ve loved playing roller hockey since sixth grade and continue to play currently. I play roller hockey and ice hockey all over metro Denver and I play roller hockey in south Lakewood in the Rocky Mountain Roller Hockey League. My hockey number was 77 (after Ray Bourque) but changed it to 67.

I worked in Lakewood at Frontier Bolt for 8 1/2 years and currently live in Lakewood.

Just do it

I don’t have a writing background aside from school assignments and writing poems before moving to children’s books. I want to prove that if you want to do something, just do it.

I began writing because of a conversation I had with a parent of a child I taught how to play hockey. He told me that his kid wasn’t interested in children’s books. He and his child thought most books were boring. I told him how I always loved Dr. Seuss books, and thought to myself, “Why not try to create children’s books like Dr. Seuss did?”

Telling stories

I began writing rhyming books like Dr. Seuss but with my own approach. I’m working on two books that don’t rhyme currently. I have been trying to create books with great morals and new ideas that I feel are 100 percent original.

Every story I begin with has a moral I think pertains to today’s kids. I try to think of an imaginative situation that could match up with it. Then I slowly change and tinker with the story until I have one I feel is ready to begin writing.

Every story I have written, though, will change while I write it.

The magic of reading

I feel that reading will help children get on the right track with education and will assist them in using their imagination and creativity.

I was told that a child who read one of my books immediately said she wanted to create her own book. If I can inspire one child to do that, hopefully I can inspire more.

One thing I hope my books will eventually do is spark a child’s mind to grow and change the world. Children should enjoy reading, it’s that simple.

If you have suggestions for My Name Is ..., contact Clarke Reader at creader@coloradocommunitymedia.com.

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