Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Writerly Stuff You Need to Know About

Upcoming Classes in Colorado

A Writer’s Toolbox
From Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers
Note:  Chance to Win a Conference Registration Fee -- RMFW is giving away a conference registration fee and two online classes as door prizes at the May Education Event.
Presented by Hannah Bowman
Liza Dawson Associates
Saturday, May 17
8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M
Denver, CO

Novel and Memoir Problem Solving Intensive Workshop
From Northern Colorado Writers
Instructor:  YA author Todd Mitchell
Four week workshop begins May 31st
Location:  Windsor, CO

Online Classes

Spice It Up (understanding and writing erotic romance)
From Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers
Presented by Marie Harte
2 Week Course
Monday, May 5 thru Sunday, May 18
$25 Members Registration $30 Non-members Registration

From Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers
September 5-7, 2014
Westin in Westminster, CO

Registration is open and information on the workshops and schedule is posted on the RMFW website (follow the title link above).

Special note: Keynote speaker William Kent Krueger is a bestselling mystery author for his Cork O'Connor series. Krueger's 2013 standalone novel, Ordinary Grace, just won an Edgar for best novel in the annual Mystery Writers of America awards.

This contest is for unpublished novelists. Submissions close June 1st.

Winners will be announced at the Colorado Gold Writers Conference (see above). You do not need to be present to win, and you do not need to be an RMFW member to enter the contest.

Follow the link for genres, list of final judges, and rules for submission

Northern Colorado Writers' Cover Art on Pinterest

One of the NCW members created a board on Pinterest with as many member books as she could find. It's a colorful and interesting display with a variety of genres. You can check it out here.


Margot Kinberg said...

Pat - This is all really good, creative stuff. Always nice to know how much writerly support there is out there.

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

If only I lived in Colorado!

Stephanie Faris said...

I don't live in Colorado, but it sounds like a great place to be a writer!

Susan Gourley/Kelley said...

The writers in your part of the country are really busy with tons of things going on.

LD Masterson said...

Wish I could justify the trip to Colorado.