Together we can!
Welcome to Colorado Romance Writers' official website! Take a look around and see what our group is all about.
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.
Colorado Romance Writers is an authorized chapter of Romance Writers of America.
President: Traci Morganfield
VP-Programs: Amy Denim
VP-Membership: Claudia Burgoa
Secretary: M. L. Guida
Treasurer: Cheri Merz
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
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
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!
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…Continue
Posted by Mary Hagen on January 8, 2016 at 12:00pm
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…Continue
Posted by Mary Hagen on December 31, 2015 at 12:11pm
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.
SELEKTED RITING WRULES:
Posted by Lori Corsentino on February 28, 2015 at 5:00pm
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…Continue
Posted by Jessica Regner on September 8, 2014 at 8:10pm