Tez Brooks
Author/Writing Coach/Freelancer
Authored or Co-authored 14 books Literary Awards: • Florida Christian Writer’s Conference - First Place Article (2016) • Word Weavers Intl. - First Place Children’s Picture book (2015) • Royal Palm Literary Awards - Best Non-Fiction Published Book (2016) • CENFLO - Best Comedy Short Film (2015) • Flagler Film Festival - Best Short Film (2016) • Nominee for Best Short Film at Prince of Prestige Academy (2017) • Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference, Foundations Award - 2nd Place Flash Fiction (2017) • Book of the Decade, Serious Writer Academy (2020) Memberships and Misc. • Florida Writer’s Association • Christian Writer’s Association • Word Weavers Intl. (also serves as a mentor for Word Weaver chapter presidents) • Served as faculty at several writer’s conferences each year. • Judge for the 2017 Royal Palm Literary Awards (Florida Writer’s Association).

He’s been called thoughtful, approachable, and fun. Whether he’s screenwriting another short film, working as a missionary journalist, or writing his next book, Tez’s passion for coaching aspiring writers is evident. Tez has authored or co-authored 14 books and he speaks on a wide variety of writing topics (both traditional and self-publishing) with an emphasis on the Christian literary industry. 

As a multiple award-winning author, filmmaker, and international speaker, his work appears in Guideposts, The Upper Room,, Clubhouse, Focus on the Family, and more. His editorials are featured regularly on and seen by over 30k readers each month. Tez’s third book, The Single Dad Detour (Kregel) won Book of the Decade with Serious Writer Academy in 2020. He is the president of two chapters for Word Weavers International, a renowned critique organization for Christian writers. He and his wife serve as full-time missionaries. They have four children and live in Colorado Springs. You can learn more at