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February Write Brain: Order From Chaos

Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Dr., Colorado Springs, CO 80920
6:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Get Directions

Order From Chaos: Fiction Plotting Devices for the Non-Fiction Writer Real life. Easy to write, right? Open the laptop. Type. But wait, is something missing? Order from chaos. While our lives follow a series of random events, memoirs and essays that want an audience do not. This plotting workshop for nonfiction (memoir, personal essay, and […]

19 Feb

Crestone Poetry Festival 2019

Crestone Charter School and other venues in Crestone, Colorado. Get Directions

The Crestone Poetry Festival (Poem Fest), a gathering of poets from Colorado and New Mexico will be taking place in Crestone, February 21-24, 2019.

21 Feb

Write Your Heart Out 2019

Colorado Springs Marriott 5580 Tech Center Drive, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80919
1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Get Directions

A free preview of the upcoming conference, feature presentations by the upcoming faculty.

23 Feb

February 2019 Writers’ Night

Note our new location: Tap Traders - Atrium (back room) 3104 N. Nevada Ave, Suite 100 Colorado Springs, CO 80907
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Get Directions

Writers’ Night is two full hours of discussion, laughter, and fun with other local members of Pikes Peak Writers. The direction of the meeting is decided by the participants and can include discussions about query letters, obtaining and working with an agent, writing conferences, or other specific points of the craft.  If nothing else, we talk […]

25 Feb

National Tell-A-Fairytale Day

BookBar 4280 Tennyson St. Denver, CO 80212 303-284-0194
5 PM to 6:30 PM Get Directions

February 26th is National Tell-A-Fairytale Day. In honor of that momentous occasion, eight writers, working in various literary and fiction genres, will be telling fairytales to adult patrons at BookBar in Denver from 5:00-6:30pm. Readers include outstanding writers and authors from all over Colorado – Diana Benedict Cheryl Carpinello J.A. Kazimer Lindsay King-Miller Shannon Lawrence […]

26 Feb

March 2019 Open Critique

Falcon Police Station 7850 Goddard St., Colorado Springs, CO 80920 Get Directions

PPW Open Critique is open to anyone who needs a second set of eyes on a few pages of their work. You could be new to writing altogether, or just new to critiquing. You could be looking for a critique group or a way to end a chapter. You might want to learn best practices […]

5 Mar

March 2019 Write Drunk, Edit Sober

Bar K 124 E Costilla St. Colorado Springs, CO 80903
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM Get Directions

Please join Deb Courtney for Write Drunk*, Edit Sober on the second Wednesday of every month. We start at 6:30 PM will run until approximately 9 PM. It is located in the lower level of Bar K in Downtown Colorado Springs. The basic format is improv writing followed by discussion of critical techniques useful in unpacking improv […]

13 Mar

March Write Brain: Thinking Outside the Publication Box

pin Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Dr., Colorado Springs, CO 80920
6:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Get Directions

Whether you are frustrated with the pace of publication, or you’re eager to find new readers, it’s time to think outside the publication box. Millions of people all over the world are gaining access to smartphones, increasing the number of potential readers. Cutting-edge writers will consider the needs of these untapped groups and how to […]

19 Mar

March 2019 Writers’ Night

Note our new location: Tap Traders - Atrium (back room) 3104 N. Nevada Ave, Suite 100 Colorado Springs, CO 80907
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Get Directions

Writers’ Night is two full hours of discussion, laughter, and fun with other local members of Pikes Peak Writers. The direction of the meeting is decided by the participants and can include discussions about query letters, obtaining and working with an agent, writing conferences, or other specific points of the craft.  If nothing else, we talk […]

25 Mar

April 2019 Open Critique

Falcon Police Station 7850 Goddard St., Colorado Springs, CO 80920
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Get Directions

PPW Open Critique is open to anyone who needs a second set of eyes on a few pages of their work. You could be new to writing altogether, or just new to critiquing. You could be looking for a critique group or a way to end a chapter. You might want to learn best practices […]

3 Apr