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 Barbara Nickless

By: Darby Karchut Congratulations to Barbara Nickless on her newest release, GONE TO DARKNESS, the next book in the best-selling Sydney Parnell series. About the Book Newly minted homicide detective Sydney Parnell faces a savage killer whose endgame is to capture her. And keep her. Iraqi war vet and former railway cop Sydney Parnell is […]

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Sweet Success for Roger Thomas

By: Darby Karchut Congratulations to Roger Thomas on the May 29th release of THE SPECTER OF SPAR MOUNTAIN.  ABOUT THE BOOK: This fourth book in the Roland Mason historical mystery series presents Mason, an attorney in Laramie, Wyoming, in 1881, with a daunting case.  A miner stands accused of murdering his partner.  While he admits […]

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Sweet Success for Karen Lin

By: Darby Karchut Congratulations to Karen Albright Lin on the success of her novel, AMERICAN MOON: A CHINESE IMMIGRANT STORY which released June 18th and is now available on Amazon. As of June 15th, it was #12 on Amazon in the HOT NEW RELEASES in its category (Asian American Literature and Fiction). “This hard-luck story […]

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Latest Conference News

PPWC 2020 Cancellation

Esteemed Conference Attendees, Sponsors, Volunteers, and PPW Members –  We have been watching the development of COVID-19 along with everyone else and share your concerns. First of all, we are deeply grateful for all the messages of support we’ve received and thank you for letting us know how much PPW matters to you. It matters to […]

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