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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 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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Sweet Success for Darby Karchut

Darby Karchut, is over the moon to share the news that her latest middle grade fantasy, THE RED CASKET (the sequel to the award-winning DEL TORO MOON) releases January 14from Owl Hollow Press. ABOUT THE BOOK Never trust a witch. For four hundred years, generations of the Family Del Toro and their battle-savvy warhorses have […]

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