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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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Sweet Success for Carly Stevens

A rousing cheer for Carly Stevens on the release of her latest book, LAERTES: A HAMLET RETELLING. After more than ten years of wanting to write this book, Carly is finally releasing this dark academia retelling of Shakespeare’s Hamlet set in the 1920’s. Rather than following Hamlet himself, the story follows his friend (and eventual […]

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Sweet Success for John Spencer

By: Darby Karchut Congratulations to John Spencer on the recent release of his non-fiction book, CONNECTED SOLDIERS: LIFE, LEADERSHIP, AND SOCIAL CONNECTIONS IN MODERN WAR (Potomac Books, July 2022). This soldier’s memoir is packed full of lessons and stories of leading and living in a world of constant virtual connections and social media. ABOUT THE […]

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