May 19, 2017 Congratulations to Author Cynthia Kuhn About the Agatha: Agatha Awards are given out at the annual Malice Domestic conference held in Bethesda, Maryland: “The Agatha Awards honor the ‘traditional mystery.’ That is to say, books best typified by the works of Agatha Christie as well as others” (Malice Domestic website). Categories include […]
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.
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Pikes Peak Writers is very proud to present “Emotions in Fiction” with presenter Angie Hodapp. This paid event will occur on June 24th, 2017 from 1PM until 5PM at Library 21C in Colorado Springs. Advance payment ($25.00 via PayPal) and RSVP are required to attend as this four-hour workshop does not fall within the usual […]
The “Write Drunk, Edit Sober” sessions at the 2017 Pikes Peak Writers Conference were so successful, Pikes Peak Writers is launching a fourth free monthly event for our writing community! Our thanks go out to Deb Courtney, who is spearheading this effort. We hope you show up at our initial Write Drunk, Edit Sober session on […]
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You can find the various PDFs for PPWC 2017 in the list below: Schedule Program Handouts Prequel Handout for the Braff/Hearne Worldbuilding session Prequel Handout for the Mandeville “Everything You Need to Know to Write a Novel” session.
Registration for the 2017 Pikes Peak Writers Conference is now open. Come join us at our Silver Jubilee! More information about PPWC and all it holds can be found in our conference section of the web site.
It’s that time again. Writers are looking at their calendars and thinking, “I wonder when Pikes Peak Writers Conference will update their website with the new info about PPWC 2017?” Well, we’ve started and over the next few weeks, you’ll see even more information. We started working on PPWC 2017 back in February. Yes, you […]
Please join us in welcoming the following editors and agents to PPWC 2017: Michael Braff is a sci fi/fantasy editor from Del Rey. Mike is also a guitar-playing, comic-reading, NY Rangers-supporting, Tolkien-reading, gaming, tattooed, Star Wars fan. Kate Brauning is a senior acquiring editor at Entangled Publishing and an author of young adult fiction (How […]