Steven LeRoy Nelson’s Memorial will be on Saturday, June 2nd, at 11:00 a.m., at the All Souls Unitarian Church. All Souls is located at the corner of Tejon and Dale, close to Colorado College. We will be celebrating his life and his passions: writing, family, and serving others. Please bring your favorite finger food, casserole, […]
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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.
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Congratulations Becky Clark! Her adult cozy mystery, Fiction Can Be Murder, was released on April 8, 2018, by Midnight Ink. You can receive the first three chapters free when you sign up for her So Seldom It’s Shameful Newsletter. Mystery author Charlemagne Russo thought the twisty plots and peculiar murders in her books were only products […]
Steven Nelson attended his first PPW Conference in 1996, and attended almost every conference since. He was an award-winning humorist whose fiction appeared in Alfred Hitchcock and Ellery Queen Mystery Magazines, The Leviathan, Fire and Ice, and other publications. He was also the author of the Axel Hatchett murder mystery series, and was in the process […]
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The open session with Sourcebooks editor, Deb Werksman, entitled Stitch, Pitch and Color will still be held on Thursday evening in the Ascent Library. However, the time has changed to 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Bring your knitting, coloring books and questions and join Deb for an informal, friendly session of crafts and answers.