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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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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Ronald Cree was many things – father, grandfather, published YA author, world traveler. To really know him, however, was to understand what tied all those things together and therefore what made him so very dear to his friends. Ron was a celebrator. Of life, of success, of people. Of accomplishments small and large. Ron was […]
Please join me in congratulating Pikes Peak Writers member Darby Karchut and cover artist Risa Rodil as we take part in the cover reveal for Darby’s Del Toro Moon, due out this fall. [ed] Bad enough Matt Del Toro is the greenest greenhorn in the family’s centuries-old business: riding down and destroying wolf-like creatures, known as […]
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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.