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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 Donnell Ann Bell

by: Darby Karchut Congratulations and a rousing round of applause for Donnell Ann Bell and her upcoming release, Black Pearl. This suspense novel—and the first in a series—is the author’s fifth book. Mark your calendar as it releases November 8th from Bell Bridge Books  About Black Pearl A cold case heats up when a 9-1-1 […]

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Sweet Success for Margaret Mizushima

By: Darby Karchut Margaret Mizushima is thrilled to announce the November 12th release of Tracking Game, her fifth Timber Creek K-9 mystery. Library Reads named Tracking Game a Top Pick for November 2019, and Booklist states: “Whether one likes stories about conflict or relationships, there’s something for everybody in Mizushima’s fine novel.” Tracking Game can be found wherever books are sold. Congratulations, Margaret, on your newest release! ABOUT […]

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