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 Kim Krisco

Congratulations to Kim Krisco! His fourth novel finally broke the “hardcover barrier.” THE MAGNIFICENT MADNESS OF TESSA WIGGINS will debut in hardcover, paperback, Kindle and Audible this fall (October 2021 from MX Publishing-London). His publisher is celebrating the launch with a limited collector’s hardcover edition trilogy (only 100 copies) of his newest novel and the […]

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Sweet Success for Kelley J.P. Lindberg

Huzzah for Kelley J. P. Lindberg! Her short story, “A Sail of Ash,” was recently published in the summer issue of The Baltimore Review. ABOUT THE STORY:  A woman and three friends head to the mountains to say goodbye to more than they realize. Readers can enjoy the story online here. ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Kelley […]

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Sweet Success for Terry Odell

Congratulations to Terry Odell on her recent release, TRUSTING UNCERTANITY. Remember T-Bone from PERSONAL ASSIGNMENT? This is his book, and he’s paired up with Chelsea, Emiko’s (remember the rainbow-haired Intel operator?) younger sister. Nothing is working out the way they expected. ABOUT THE BOOK: You can’t go back and fix the past. Moving on means […]

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Latest Conference News

2022 Conference Update

Hi PPWC Enthusiasts! Hold on to your hats, I’ve got a lot of exclamation points coming your way! We are well into planning for 2022 and super excited to be back in person! We can’t wait to introduce you to our new venue – the Colorado Springs Doubletree Hilton Hotel! We’re thrilled to offer some incredible […]

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