Paul Andersen has been a p rofessional writer and editor for 35 years. His current focus is on books, films, magazine articles, plays and short stories. He is a regular columnist and contributing writer for The Aspen Times and has written 10 books about Aspen and Western Colorado. His latest book, Moonlight Over Pearl, is a collection of fiction short stories about Aspen, with a strong nature theme. When he’s not writing, he leads wilderness seminars at the Aspen Institute, reads philosophy and literature, plays guitar, and hikes, skis and bikes mountains and deserts.