This year’s Zebulon was full of challenges, not only for the contestants, but also for myself. Learning the ropes, encountering website glitches, and dealing with unforeseen contest huddles has placed me behind scheduled. I do apologize. However, with a glass half full attitude, I’ve learned a lot over the past year! We are now in […]
Who We Are
Pikes Peak Writers Conference was founded in 1993 by author Jimmie Butler under the auspices and sponsorship of the Friends of Pikes Peak Library. The inaugural conference centered on “Useful Tips for Writing Commercial Fiction,” and enjoyed sponsorship by the Friends of the Pikes Peak Library District and The Kennedy Center Imagination Celebration.
Latest PPW News
The final round for the Zebulon 2018 is now underway. This year’s VIP judges are: Kelsy Thompson, Acquisition Editor at Jolly Fish Press and will be judging – Mainstream/Literary/Historical. Deb Werksman, Editorial Director at Sourcebooks and will be judging – Romance/Women’s Fiction. Martin Biro, Editor at Kensington Publishing and will be judging – Science […]
Colorado Humanities has announced finalists for 2018 Colorado Book Awards, and I’m proud to say that several members of Pikes Peak Writers are on the list. Well done Chris Goff, Peg Brantley, L.D. Colter, Barb Nickless, Margaret Mizushima, Pat Stoltey and Laura E. Reeve! The only nonprofit Colorado organization dedicated to providing opportunities to […]
Latest Conference News
It is with much regret that we announce Jim Butcher has notified us that he will be unable to attend the 2018 Pikes Peak Writers Conference. We are searching for a replacement but at this late date, that’s almost impossible. However, we still have three other fantastic keynote speakers and lots of friendly editors and […]