Who We Are

PPW logo high resolutionPikes 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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Latest PPW News

Sweet Success for May 2017

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 […]

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Monthly Write Drunk, Edit Sober

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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2017 Director’s Note from Laura Hayden

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 […]

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