Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Service (RMPBS) is looking for writers to judge their annual Story Makers contest. This is a multi-genre, short-form writing contest for children in grades 5-7 across Colorado. Student submissions range from 500-1000 words. Judges will be asked to evaluate 5-10 submissions each. Judging opens in early December, 2017. For more information […]
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
Readers, today we share the news of J.T. Evans’ Griffin’s Feather, an urban fantasy novel that debuted on October 28, 2017. J.T. is past-president of Pikes Peak Writers and we’re pleased to share his news. Thank you to contributing editor, Kathie Scrimgeour find her on facebook for ensuring that you, our members, are informed of the accomplishments of […]
“F. P. Dorchak writes like a hot-rodder heading toward a brick wall. Edge of your seat entertainment! I pondered over each of these stories long after I’d finished reading them. That’s what great writing is all about!” Dean Wyant, Co-Founder, Hex Publishers
Latest Conference News
Boy, do we have some fantastic keynote speakers coming in 2018! I’m so amazed at the selection of talent, well-known authors that have agreed to share their knowledge of the writing business with you. You don’t want to miss this conference. Registration opens on November 11, 2017. The well-known, New York Times best-selling author Jim […]