Sweet Success for April 2017

April 28, 2017

Pikes Peak Writers member, Barbara Nickless, has been nominated for for two outstanding awards.

The Colorado Book Awards is an annual program that celebrates the accomplishments of Colorado’s outstanding authors, editors, illustrators and photographers.” Barbara’s debut novel, Blood on the Tracks, is a finalist in the mystery category. She and her fellow mystery finalists (along with finalists in the thriller and genre fiction categories–including PPW member Kevin Ikenberry) will be reading at Denver Bookbar at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 14th.

In addition, Barbara is thrilled to announce she is a finalist for the Colorado Authors’ League Writing Award in the genre fiction category. She will be doing a reading with her fellow finalists at Tattered Cover (Colfax) on Saturday, April 29th at 6 p.m.

April 21, 2017

The Chemistry of Heroes, a short story by PPW member Catherine Dilts, is a Derringer finalist in the Novelette category. The Derringer is awarded annually for the best short story in four categories – Flash, Short, Long, and Novelette. Catherine’s story was published in the May 2016 issue of Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine. The winners will be announced May 1st.

Catherine’s sixth story for Alfred Hitchcock, Unrepentant Sinner, appears in the May /June 2017 issue. She is the author of the Rock Shop Mystery series. http://www.catherinedilts.com/

Join us here to celebrate the writing and publishing successes of fellow PPW members. When the sweet smile of success shines on you, but sure to let us know!