Colorado Romance Writers

Together we can!

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.

2014 Board Members

President: Amy Denim
amy@amydenim.com
president@coloradoromancewriters.com

Vice President: Heather Lire
heatherlire@live.com
vice-president@coloradoromancewriters.com

Treasurer: Micky Ingram
mail@mickyingram.com treasurer@coloradoromancewriters.com

Secretary: Laura Stephens
mzamethystcrow@gmail.com
secretary@coloradoromancewriters.com

Membership: Elizabeth Haysmont

membership@coloradoromancewriters.com

elizabeth.haysmont.author@gmail.com

Presidential Advisor: Hillary Seidl
hillaryseidl@yahoo.com

 

Many thanks for an outstanding year of good times and great presentations to all outgoing 2013 Board Members!

President: Hillary Seidl
Vice-President: Amy Denim

Treasurer: Micky Ingram
Secretary: Heather Lire
Membership: Summer Vierra
Presidential Advisor: Mary Guida

2014 Service Volunteers

2014 AOE Coordinators: Laura Stephens and Lori Corsentino

Critique Group Coord: Elizabeth Haysmont (as Membership)

CRW Yahoo Group Moderator: Lori Corsentino

Archivist: Micky Ingram

Meeting Reservations: OPEN (Jessica Aspen)

2014 May Mini-con Chair: Heather Lire

2014 August Mini-con Chair: Heather Lire

Newsletter Editor: Ilene Withers

Online Workshop Coordinator: Lori Corsentino

2013 PAL Liaison: Collette Auclair

PAL Yahoo Group Moderator: Kathy Williams

Partners in Writing Coordinator: OPEN

PRO Liaison: Ann Brown

Retreat Coordinator: Erin Bradmon

2013 Romance Lover's Tea  Coordinator: Jessica Regner

2014/2015 RTR Conference Chairs: Mary Guida and Jessica Aspen

Social Media Liaison: Melissa Hansen 

Used Book Sales: Amy Denim

Webmistress: Lori Corsentino

Latest Activity

Profile IconKelley and Leah Asher joined Colorado Romance Writers
Aug 6
candese nieves is now a member of Colorado Romance Writers
Jul 13
Jessica Aspen commented on Jessica Aspen's event July CRW Meeting
"Sorry Beth! Yeah, I25 can be a bear. Come up early if you are attending the mini-con. We're at a hotel, so maybe a few of you from down south could even share a room."
Jul 13
Beth Rhodes commented on Jessica Aspen's event July CRW Meeting
"so frustrated!! 30-50mph on the HWY when we weren't stopped!!?? Ugh. I couldn't get up there in time. I actually went about 1/3 of the way and turned around because I needed to be home for dinner. Yes, I was going to be late anyway, but…"
Jul 12
Amy Denim is attending Jessica Aspen's event

July CRW Meeting at Anythink Library - Wright Farms Branch

July 12, 2014 from 12pm to 4pm
Karen Doctor "The “W” Plot…Or The Other White Meat for Plotters"One of the staples of any writers’ group conversations is the plot. It’s integral to every novel, holds everything together. It’s the vehicle that carries readers from page one to “The End”. It’s one of the scariest things an author faces when s/he decides, hey, I want to write a novel!How many of us have made this decision, then stared at that blank page or computer screen without a clue how to proceed? What about those of us who…See More
Jul 12
Judy Awong is attending Jessica Aspen's event

July CRW Meeting at Anythink Library - Wright Farms Branch

July 12, 2014 from 12pm to 4pm
Karen Doctor "The “W” Plot…Or The Other White Meat for Plotters"One of the staples of any writers’ group conversations is the plot. It’s integral to every novel, holds everything together. It’s the vehicle that carries readers from page one to “The End”. It’s one of the scariest things an author faces when s/he decides, hey, I want to write a novel!How many of us have made this decision, then stared at that blank page or computer screen without a clue how to proceed? What about those of us who…See More
Jul 9
Colette Auclair might attend Jessica Aspen's event

July CRW Meeting at Anythink Library - Wright Farms Branch

July 12, 2014 from 12pm to 4pm
Karen Doctor "The “W” Plot…Or The Other White Meat for Plotters"One of the staples of any writers’ group conversations is the plot. It’s integral to every novel, holds everything together. It’s the vehicle that carries readers from page one to “The End”. It’s one of the scariest things an author faces when s/he decides, hey, I want to write a novel!How many of us have made this decision, then stared at that blank page or computer screen without a clue how to proceed? What about those of us who…See More
Jul 9
Jessica Regner is attending Jessica Aspen's event

July CRW Meeting at Anythink Library - Wright Farms Branch

July 12, 2014 from 12pm to 4pm
Karen Doctor "The “W” Plot…Or The Other White Meat for Plotters"One of the staples of any writers’ group conversations is the plot. It’s integral to every novel, holds everything together. It’s the vehicle that carries readers from page one to “The End”. It’s one of the scariest things an author faces when s/he decides, hey, I want to write a novel!How many of us have made this decision, then stared at that blank page or computer screen without a clue how to proceed? What about those of us who…See More
Jul 8

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A message from the President...

 

From the President

 

Hi and welcome to Colorado Romance Writer’s website!

New to Colorado and looking for a romance writer’s group to join? We’re here for you!

Been writing romance awhile and looking for some other writers to commiserate with, umm, I mean, socialize with? We’ve got your back too.

Just stumbled upon the amazing world of romance fiction and can’t wait to get your ideas transformed into words? Come on down!

Surf around the website a little and be sure to check out our events and online workshops. We’ve got a lot to offer you like monthly meetings with workshops on everything from craft to the writing biz, a truckload of online workshops (at a discount to members!), a writers’ retreat up in the mountains, and a mini-conference (with a big name.)

Your first meeting is free, so you can come and get to know us, no strings attached. Can’t wait to meet you. I’ll be on that welcome wagon when you walk in the door. Don’t be shy (or if you are, I promise to be your friend.)

 

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Well, hello there current CRW member! Happy to see you back on the site. I love that you’re here and participating in one of our awesome tools.

Are you here today to blog? Have you RSVP’d for this month’s meeting? Oh, I know, you want to volunteer for one of our activities, (like say, the annual Romance Lovers Tea Party – my favorite event every year.)

 

Good on you!

 

You’re the rock in our roll and I’m so glad to be on this crazy writing journey with you. Remember,

 

Together, We Can!

 

Amy Denim
2014 President
Colorado Romance Writers

 

Blog Posts

Have You Met The CRW Website?

Hi Everyone!

The fact that CRW members don't interact much on our website was recently mentioned to me. That's true. We're pretty quiet in here. But we don't need to be. This website has many capabilities that are underutilized and even some that aren't utilized at all.

To help change that - I decided to do a series of blog posts to introduce you all to the capabilities of our website. Also, I had the idea to start up some new groups, resurrect some existing groups, and get…

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Posted by Lori Corsentino on January 28, 2014 at 6:52pm — 1 Comment

AOE FINALISTS TO BE ANNOUNCED AT APRIL 13, 2013 MEMBERSHIP MEETING

Our 2013 AOE finalists will be announced at the Saturday, April 13th meeting! We're really excited to share this year's finalists, and may have a VERY pleasant surprise for a CRW member or two who entered the contest.

Hopefully everyone can be there. We've got a great program with Courtney Milan, and book reading from a new author. So it proves to be a great day!

Speaking for my fellow Coordinators Aimee, Tiffany, and Jen, I say we all hope to see you…

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Posted by Lori Corsentino on April 6, 2013 at 6:56pm

March 9th Meeting Cancelled - Rescheduled to March 16th

Due to the inclement weather, the Saturday, March 9th meeting has been postponed and rescheduled one week to Saturday, March 16th.

 

Stay home and safe today! 

 

 

Posted by Lori Corsentino on March 9, 2013 at 11:48am

Meet Catherine Chant - An Online Workshop Instructor for March!

Welcome Catherine Chant, a very popular online workshop instructor! We're lucky to have her in March teaching "How to Design and Teach an Online Workshop."

It all begins March 4th! Be sure to visit our online workshops page and check out our offerings for the month!

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Hi Catherine - welcome to CRWs blog!

How long have you been teaching…

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Posted by Lori Corsentino on February 27, 2013 at 10:14am

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