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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Congratulation to Barbara Nickless!

By: Darby Karchut PPW member Barbara Nickless will be featured at Murder in the Mountains Friday, February 21-Sunday, February 23, 2020, in Crested Butte, Colorado. Murder in the Mountains This event promises a thrilling weekend celebrating all things murder and mystery, including author conversations, a live panel exchange with Scottish crime writers, mystery writing workshops, […]

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Sweet Success for Shannon Lawrence

Congratulations to Shannon Lawrence on the recent release of her story in Amazing Monsters Tales, Issue 2: Monster Road Trip. The anthology also features other Pikes Peak Writers – see the list below. About the Anthology: Monsters start growling…head out on the highway! Ten tales of road trips, vacations, tourist destinations, and pits stops that […]

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Sweet Success for Wendy Terrien

By: Darby Karchut Congratulations to Wendy Terrien on her upcoming release, The Forge of Bonds (Feb. 25, 2020 from Camashea Press). The latest installment of Wendy’s award-winning YA contemporary fantasy is a coming-of-age story where friendships thrive despite adversity—and ultimate danger. With loyal dogs Shay and Finn, Rampart Guard Jason Lex and Yowie Sadie Callahan […]

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