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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Zebulon 2018 Winners To Be Announced Shortly

This year’s Zebulon was full of challenges, not only for the contestants, but also for myself. Learning the ropes, encountering website glitches, and dealing with unforeseen contest huddles has placed me behind scheduled. I do apologize. However, with a glass half full attitude, I’ve learned a lot over the past year! We are now in […]

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Amazing VIP Judges for the Zebulon 2018!

The final round for the Zebulon 2018 is now underway. This year’s VIP judges are:   Kelsy Thompson, Acquisition Editor at Jolly Fish Press and will be judging – Mainstream/Literary/Historical. Deb Werksman, Editorial Director at Sourcebooks and will be judging – Romance/Women’s Fiction. Martin Biro, Editor at Kensington Publishing and will be judging – Science […]

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