Together we can!
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…Continue
Added by Lori Corsentino on April 6, 2013 at 6:56pm — No Comments
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!
Added by Lori Corsentino on March 9, 2013 at 11:48am — No Comments
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!
Hi Catherine - welcome to CRWs blog!
How long have you been teaching…Continue
Added by Lori Corsentino on February 27, 2013 at 10:14am — No Comments
I want to welcome to Tina Gerow, one of our fabulous instructors for the March Online Workshop Series! Tina is teaching her workshop, "I'm Back From Writing Conference: What Do I Do Now?" in March. You're probably asking yourself, "What exactly does that mean?"
Well, Tina will be sharing what she's learned from her own conference experiences and will help you to make the most of your own, giving you tools to ensure a good return on your investment. Sounds…Continue
Added by Lori Corsentino on February 25, 2013 at 9:38am — No Comments
THE WORD-LENGTH HEALTHY MANUSCRIPT
Beth Daniels, aka Beth Henderson, J.B. Dane
It’s an old story really, one writers deal with constantly. We either don’t have enough words in a manuscript, or we’ve got too many in it.
THE ANOREXIC MANUSCRIPT
The draft is done, the tale is told and the word count tally says you’ve got…oh, dear, a…
Added by Lori Corsentino on February 22, 2013 at 8:03am — No Comments
A Character’s Skill Set: Does Your Character Have What It Takes?
Each of the first-born must compete for the hand of the fair maiden.
I am Merida, and I’ll be shooting for my own hand.
Please note the location for the January 12th Meeting has changed.
We will be meeting at the Anythinks Library on Huron Street. (I-25 and Thornton Parkway)
Anythink Huron Street
9417 Huron St.
Thornton, CO 80260
Thank you and spread the news!
Added by Lori Corsentino on January 4, 2013 at 11:30pm — No Comments
Attention Published Authors!
December is THE month to enter the Colorado Romance Writers' Award of Excellence Contest! Not only will you have the chance to get your work in front of some new and influential readers, but you'll be saving $5.00 with the early submission entry fee until December 31st! Starting in January, the entry fee will increase to $20.00.
We have some great judges this year, including published authors and members of reading groups, so be sure to send your…Continue
Added by Lori Corsentino on December 23, 2012 at 2:39pm — No Comments
The votes are in! Your 2013 Board is:
Congratulations to all members who were elected to these vital positions. We…Continue
Added by Lori Corsentino on December 1, 2012 at 11:46pm — No Comments
It is my pleasure to announce the 2013 Award of Excellence contest for published authors launched today! We're very excited for this year's contest. We've changed things up a bit this year, including:
Added by Lori Corsentino on November 1, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments
A new tab, Socializing has been created to house the Chat Room, Groups, and Forum options. These have been moved from their original home in Community.
Please note their new location! For more details, see the Community News option under Community.
Any questions - feel free to contact me offline.
Added by Lori Corsentino on September 28, 2012 at 6:04am — No Comments
Have you heard the latest?
To keep updated on the happenings within the group, be sure to check out the CRW News! We've got CRW and industry news, on two different channels...er tabs!
Added by Lori Corsentino on September 10, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments
The Denver Woman’s Press Club (DWPC) kicks off a monthly literary salon series on Sunday, September 16, 3 to 5 p.m. The topic is “Critique Groups: Beneficial or Intimidating?” The free event is scheduled at the DWPC, 1325 Logan St, Denver. Critique groups can be supportive, destructive, or mere coffee klatches. Critiques themselves can be devastating or inspiring. Three published authors host a discussion about what constitutes an effective group and what can be expected from members. …Continue
Added by Bonnie McCune on August 28, 2012 at 10:46am — No Comments
Hello, CRW members,
I'm a new member but a long-time published writer, mostly of nonfiction. My first published novel (A Saint Comes Stumbling In) came out in January of this year from Inspired Romance Novels (now Prism Publishing), and I also have a novella, Irish Episode, self-published on Kindle. My sister is long-time member Kathy Williams, so we may attend some meetings together; and you can decide if we look AND laugh alike. I'm the shorter, plumper one. I'm still…Continue
Added by Bonnie McCune on August 14, 2012 at 3:28pm — No Comments
Be sure to visit the Workshops tab to see the online classes for the second half of 2012!
Coming up quickly in June is a great class for learning more about editing your work. Check out Tips and Techniques for More Effective Proofreading! Also, share it with your friends and other loops. Use the content below to share.
We really appreciate you helping spread the word about this…Continue
Added by Lori Corsentino on May 27, 2012 at 3:37am — No Comments
2012 Award of Excellence Finalists & Winners
Colorado Romance Writers is pleased to announce the Winners of the Award of Excellence!
**Winner** How a Cowboy Stole Her Heart ~ …Continue
Added by Jessica Aspen on May 7, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments
2012 Award of Excellence Finalists
Colorado Romance Writers is pleased to announce the following Award of Excellence finalists!…Continue
Added by Jessica Aspen on March 17, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Hi All -
I want to announce a new set of meetings for people interested in joining a critique group. Anyone that is interested in a critique group is encouraged to attend.
All meetings will be held in the website Chatroom.To gain access, hover over the Community tab and select the Chatroom option from the drop-down listing.
The first meeting will be held on Sunday, March 11th at 1:00pm. The second will be held on Thursday, March 15th at 7:00pm.
Feel free to attend…Continue
Added by Lori Corsentino on March 6, 2012 at 6:07pm — No Comments
I'm blogging at www.karendocter.com/blog/ and currently changing things up a bit!
As many of you know, I run a Karen's Killer Fixin's feature on Fridays, where I post some of my favorite recipes. You know how I love to cook! Been collecting recipes for years. Anyway, I've recently instituted a special feature on Fridays called Karen's Killer Fixin's: *Author Special* where, in lieu of my own recipe, I highlight an…Continue
Added by Karen Docter on February 27, 2012 at 10:36am — No Comments
We had a busy meeting on Saturday, February 11, 2012! There was some discussion on how to provide our members additional opportunities to receive a free meeting, while resurrecting some newsletter content that we all miss!
What was decided is if a member does a recap of the afternoon's workshop, or if a published author member write an "In My Opinion" article for the newsletter, they can attend their next meeting free!
To get involved, contact…Continue
Added by Lori Corsentino on February 23, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments