Colorado Romance Writers

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Welcome to CRW's Website!

Welcome to Colorado Romance Writers' official website! Take a look around and see what our group is all about.

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MISSION STATEMENT:

Established in 1988, Colorado Romance Writers' mission statement is to promote excellence in romantic fiction, help writers become published and establish careers in their writing field, and provide continuing support for writers within the romance publishing industry.

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Colorado Romance Writers is an authorized chapter of Romance Writers of America.

2016 Board Members

President: Traci Morganfield
president@coloradoromancewriters.com

VP-Programs: Amy Denim
vp-programs@coloradoromancewriters.com

VP-Membership: Claudia Burgoa
vp-membership@coloradoromancewriters.com

Secretary: M. L. Guida
secretary@coloradoromancewriters.com

Treasurer: Cheri Merz

treasurer@coloradoromancewriters.com  

Presidential Advisor: 

Many thanks for an outstanding year to all outgoing 2015 Board Members!

President: Lori Corsentino
VP-Programs: Jean Jacobsen
VP-Comms: Elizabeth Haysmont
Secretary: Mary Guida
Treasurer: Jessica Aspen
Presidential Advisor: Amy Denim

2015/16 Service Volunteers

2016 AOE Coordinators: CRW Board

2015 Audit Committee: OPEN

2017 Elections Committee: OPEN

2016 Meeting Reservations: Tina Newcomb

2016 Librarian: Bethanne Strasser/OPEN

2016 May Mini-con Chair: Jean Jacobsen & Lori Corsentino

2016 Newsletter Editor: Amy Burinda

Newsletter Interviewer:  Shana Bickford

Online Workshop Coordinators: Lori Corsentino and OPEN

P&P Rewrite Committee: Amy Denim (Chair), Ilene Withers, Cheri Merz

2016 PAL Liaison: Elizabeth Haysmont

PAL Yahoo Group Moderator: Elizabeth Haysmont (as PAL Liaison)

2016 PRO Liaison: OPEN

2016 Retreat Coordinator: Mary Guida and Jessica Aspen

2015 Romance Lover's Tea Coordinator: OPEN

Perseverance Fund: Amy Denim

Promotions Street Team: Meg Benjamin, Bethanne Strasser, Maya Milhous

Technology Team: Lori Corsentino, Elizabeth Haysmont, and Bethanne Strasser

Yahoo Groups Moderator: Technology Team

Latest Activity

Profile IconKerry Beth Root, Lori Corsentino and Kathy Wernly are attending Tina Newcomb's event

meeting at Anythink Library Wright Farms Branch

April 9, 2016 from 12pm to 4pm
CRW MEETINGHostess: Jean JacobsenBook Talk: Jean Jacobsen, "The Reluctant Debutante"Workshop: LOVE BETWEEN THE COVERS Love stories are universal. Love stories are powerful. And so are the women who write them. For three years, the filmmakers follow the lives of five published romance authors and one unpublished newbie as they build their businesses, find and lose loved ones, cope with a tsunami of change in publishing, and earn a living doing what they love—while empowering others to do the…See More
Apr 6
Rosalee Remington is attending Tina Newcomb's event

meeting at Anythink Library Wright Farms Branch

April 9, 2016 from 12pm to 4pm
CRW MEETINGHostess: Jean JacobsenBook Talk: Jean Jacobsen, "The Reluctant Debutante"Workshop: LOVE BETWEEN THE COVERS Love stories are universal. Love stories are powerful. And so are the women who write them. For three years, the filmmakers follow the lives of five published romance authors and one unpublished newbie as they build their businesses, find and lose loved ones, cope with a tsunami of change in publishing, and earn a living doing what they love—while empowering others to do the…See More
Apr 5
Tina Newcomb updated an event

meeting at Anythink Library Wright Farms Branch

April 9, 2016 from 12pm to 4pm
CRW MEETINGHostess: Jean JacobsenBook Talk: Jean Jacobsen, "The Reluctant Debutante"Workshop: LOVE BETWEEN THE COVERS Love stories are universal. Love stories are powerful. And so are the women who write them. For three years, the filmmakers follow the lives of five published romance authors and one unpublished newbie as they build their businesses, find and lose loved ones, cope with a tsunami of change in publishing, and earn a living doing what they love—while empowering others to do the…See More
Apr 4
Profile IconMaggie McCullough and Beth Rhodes are attending Tina Newcomb's event

meeting at Anythink Library Wright Farms Branch

April 9, 2016 from 12pm to 4pm
CRW MEETINGHostess: Jean JacobsenBook Talk: Jean Jacobsen, "The Reluctant Debutante"Workshop: LOVE BETWEEN THE COVERS Love stories are universal. Love stories are powerful. And so are the women who write them. For three years, the filmmakers follow the lives of five published romance authors and one unpublished newbie as they build their businesses, find and lose loved ones, cope with a tsunami of change in publishing, and earn a living doing what they love—while empowering others to do the…See More
Mar 30
Profile IconMary Hagen, Traci L. Morganfield and Viola Estrella are attending Tina Newcomb's event

meeting at Anythink Library Wright Farms Branch

April 9, 2016 from 12pm to 4pm
CRW MEETINGHostess: Jean JacobsenBook Talk: Jean Jacobsen, "The Reluctant Debutante"Workshop: LOVE BETWEEN THE COVERS Love stories are universal. Love stories are powerful. And so are the women who write them. For three years, the filmmakers follow the lives of five published romance authors and one unpublished newbie as they build their businesses, find and lose loved ones, cope with a tsunami of change in publishing, and earn a living doing what they love—while empowering others to do the…See More
Mar 29
Maya Milhous commented on Tina Newcomb's event meeting
"I shall be off being a foodie. Enjoy the movie, everyone!"
Mar 28
Colette Auclair commented on Tina Newcomb's event meeting
"Sorry to miss the meeting, but I'll be out of town. Have a great time!"
Mar 27
ML Guida might attend Tina Newcomb's event

meeting at Anythink Library Wright Farms Branch

April 9, 2016 from 12pm to 4pm
CRW MEETINGHostess: Jean JacobsenBook Talk: Jean Jacobsen, "The Reluctant Debutante"Workshop: LOVE BETWEEN THE COVERS Love stories are universal. Love stories are powerful. And so are the women who write them. For three years, the filmmakers follow the lives of five published romance authors and one unpublished newbie as they build their businesses, find and lose loved ones, cope with a tsunami of change in publishing, and earn a living doing what they love—while empowering others to do the…See More
Mar 27

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A message from the President...

May Minicon

Colorado Romance Writers is please to present literary agent Donald Maass as our May Minicon guest speaker. Mr. Maass is perhaps the best-known agent in the business, but he also uses his accumulated knowledge about publishing to help authors reach their full potential. On May 21st, he is presenting an all-day workshop based on his book The Fire in Fiction: Passion, Purpose and Techniques to Make Your Novel Great. Take your writing to the next level! You don't have to be a romance writer to sign up for this event; all fiction genres are welcome and will benefit from Mr. Maass's teachings. Space is limited, and discounted pricing lasts only until May 20th, so get your ticket now!

Blog Posts

January 9, 2016 meeting.

At our meeting on January 9, 2016 we have a number of topics to discuss brought out on emails sent by members.  Put on your thinking caps and add to the discussions about separating published and unpublished author meetings.  Keep in mind most of our members are published. Several members are interested in cross-promotion.  We need to discuss the PAL LOOP, and Lizzie Sue's mention of Amazon and Smash words preorder Schedule Release.  At our board meeting the question came up about…

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Posted by Mary Hagen on January 8, 2016 at 12:00pm

New President

I'm new at this job and realize I have an awesome group of previous presidents to follow.  It's daunting to think of reaching their standards and accomplishments, but I have an active board and with them I'll do better than I thought. Hope I'll see you at our January meeting.  Our program VP is working hard to give us the best programs possible.  Our new VP of membership hopes to increase our numbers and bring current members to the meetings.  The new secretary is working on programs to help…

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Posted by Mary Hagen on December 31, 2015 at 12:11pm

Wrules to Liv By

We've all dun it. Missspeled a word, or three. Forgot word in a sentence. Sliced and diced grammar rules. Even looked at a typo and faiiled to see it. For all of us, here some guidelines.

Enjoy!

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SELEKTED RITING WRULES:

  1. Verbs HAS to agree with their subjects.
  2. Prepositions are not words to end sentences with.
  3. And don't start a sentence with a…
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Posted by Lori Corsentino on February 28, 2015 at 5:00pm

2014 CRW Romance Lovers Tea - October 18th

Hello!  The 2014 Romance Lovers Tea is only a month away!  Seating is limited, and the cost of registration goes up effective October 1st.  Please show your support for CRW and our published authors by registering today.  Mouse over the Events tab and click on Romance Lovers Tea. 

This year's Romance Lovers Tea is being advertised to the general public.  We are on the calendar for Fox31.com, FencePost.com, GetBoulder.com, and will be in Spotlight Magazine's calendar for October…

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Posted by Jessica Regner on September 8, 2014 at 8:10pm

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