Colorado Romance Writers

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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: Mary Hagen, Alyssa Dean Copeland, BonnieJune Rohwer

2017 Elections Committee: Alyssa Dean Copeland, Judith Cross

2016 Meeting Reservations: Tina Newcomb

2016 Librarian: OPEN

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

2016 Newsletter Editor: OPEN

Newsletter Interviewer:  Shana Bickford

Online Workshop Coordinators: Lori Corsentino and Helen Hardt

P&P Rewrite Committee: Amy Denim (Chair)

2016 PAL Liaison: Jessica Aspen

PAL Yahoo Group Moderator: Jessica Aspen

2016 PRO Liaison: OPEN

2016 Retreat Coordinator: Mary Guida and Jessica Aspen

2016 Romance Lover's Tea Coordinator: Amy Denim

Perseverance Fund: Amy Denim

Promotions Street Team: Meg Benjamin, Maya Milhous

Technology Team: 

Yahoo Groups Moderator: Technology Team

Latest Activity

Tina Newcomb updated an event

Meeting at Anythink Library Huron Branch

August 13, 2016 from 12pm to 4pm
CRW MEETINGAugust 13, 201612:00 - 4:00Anything Library Huron Branch9417 Huron StreetThornton, CO 80260303-452-7534RWA National Conference RecapThinking of going to the RWA National Conference next year in sunny Orlando? Hear from a panel--What was a favorite workshop? Is there time for networking?   Hostess: Jean JacobsenBook Talk:Pal Around will meet from 11:00 to 12:00 Subject: Google Drive/Docs, discussion to follow. Non PAL members are welcome to observe.   See More
Aug 12
Profile IconBonniejune Rohwer, Viola Estrella and Karen Graffenberger are attending Tina Newcomb's event

Meeting at Anythink Library Huron Branch

August 13, 2016 from 12pm to 4pm
CRW MEETINGAugust 13, 201612:00 - 4:00Anything Library Huron Branch9417 Huron StreetThornton, CO 80260303-452-7534RWA National Conference RecapThinking of going to the RWA National Conference next year in sunny Orlando? Hear from a panel--What was a favorite workshop? Is there time for networking?   Hostess: Jean JacobsenBook Talk:Pal Around will meet from 11:00 to 12:00 Subject: Google Drive/Docs, discussion to follow. Non PAL members are welcome to observe.   See More
Aug 11
Profile IconTraci L. Morganfield and Kerry Beth Root are attending Tina Newcomb's event

Meeting at Anythink Library Huron Branch

August 13, 2016 from 12pm to 4pm
CRW MEETINGAugust 13, 201612:00 - 4:00Anything Library Huron Branch9417 Huron StreetThornton, CO 80260303-452-7534RWA National Conference RecapThinking of going to the RWA National Conference next year in sunny Orlando? Hear from a panel--What was a favorite workshop? Is there time for networking?   Hostess: Jean JacobsenBook Talk:Pal Around will meet from 11:00 to 12:00 Subject: Google Drive/Docs, discussion to follow. Non PAL members are welcome to observe.   See More
Aug 9
Jessica Aspen commented on Tina Newcomb's event Meeting
"    11:00-12:00 PAL Around. Subject: Google Drive/Docs, discussion to follow.  Non PAL members are welcome to observe.  "
Aug 7
Jessica Aspen commented on Tina Newcomb's event Meeting
"Yes, we have the room at 11am and there will be a PAL around meeting. We are going over Google Drive/Docs and then we'll have open discussion time. Looking forward to seeing you all there. :)"
Aug 7
Profile IconJean Jacobsen, Maggie McCullough, Cheryl J MERZ and 2 other members are attending Tina Newcomb's event

Meeting at Anythink Library Huron Branch

August 13, 2016 from 12pm to 4pm
CRW MEETINGAugust 13, 201612:00 - 4:00Anything Library Huron Branch9417 Huron StreetThornton, CO 80260303-452-7534RWA National Conference RecapThinking of going to the RWA National Conference next year in sunny Orlando? Hear from a panel--What was a favorite workshop? Is there time for networking?   Hostess: Jean JacobsenBook Talk:Pal Around will meet from 11:00 to 12:00 Subject: Google Drive/Docs, discussion to follow. Non PAL members are welcome to observe.   See More
Aug 6
Jessica Aspen commented on Tina Newcomb's event Meeting
"PAL group: I'm checking with Amy to see if we have the room at 11am for the PAL Around. I'll update both here and on the loop when I find out. :)"
Aug 6
Tina Newcomb posted an event

Meeting at Anythink Library Huron Branch

August 13, 2016 from 12pm to 4pm
CRW MEETINGAugust 13, 201612:00 - 4:00Anything Library Huron Branch9417 Huron StreetThornton, CO 80260303-452-7534RWA National Conference RecapThinking of going to the RWA National Conference next year in sunny Orlando? Hear from a panel--What was a favorite workshop? Is there time for networking?   Hostess: Jean JacobsenBook Talk:Pal Around will meet from 11:00 to 12:00 Subject: Google Drive/Docs, discussion to follow. Non PAL members are welcome to observe.   See More
Aug 6

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A message from the President...

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2016 Award of Excellence Contest

Contemporary Series: Unsurprisingly Complicated by Claudia Burgoa

Contemporary Single Title: This Heart of Mine by Brenda Novak

Historical: Lady Overton's Perilous Journey by Vikki Vaught

New Adult: Lace Up by Shae Ross

Novella: Echos of the Past by Emma Kaye

Romantic Suspense: Tangled Up in Tuesday by Jennie Marts

Young Adult: The Queen B* Strikes Back by Crista McHugh

Paranormal: Moon Dark by Patricia Barletta

Inspirational: Unmasked Heart by Vanessa Riley

Mainstream w/Romantic Elements: No Room for Error by Julie Moffett

Erotic Romance: To Have Faith by Anna Alexander

CRW Excellence Award: Christmas Spirit by Julie Cameron

Cover Contest Winners:

Best Man Chest: The Last Marine by Cara Crescent

Best Sweet Cover: Falling for Texas by Jill Lynn

Contemporary Series: (tie) Uncharted by Claudia Burgoa and Uncut by Claudia Burgoa

Contemporary Single Title: This Heart of Mine by Brenda Novak

Historical: Avelynn by Marissa Campbell

New Adult: Fearless by Shae Ross

Novella: Christmas at Coorah Creek by Janet Gover

Romantic Suspense: (tie) Two From Isaac's House by Normandie Fischer and Untouchable by Cindy Skaggs

Young Adult: Pleasantwick by M.L. Stoughton

Paranormal: Darkest Before Dawn by Ava Vixion

Inspirational: The Captive Imposter by Dawn Crandall

Mainstream w/Romantic Elements: The Wild One by Janet Gover

Erotic Romance: Shaken Trust by Maggie McCullough

Award of Excellence Best Overall Cover: When I Find Her by Kate Bridges

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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