Welcome to Northern Colorado Writers!

Since 2007, Northern Colorado Writers has provided support and encouragement to writers of all levels and genres in Northern Colorado and beyond. Through monthly meetings, classes, networking & social events, the annual conference, the monthly newsletter and annual retreat, NCW helps writers navigate their way to success. 

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Upcoming Classes & Workshops

Joe SipleFrom Rejection to Representation: How to Perfect Your Pitch to Become an Agented Author April 1, 2:00-4:00 With so many opportunities to meet agents and editors face-to-face at conferences, “The Pitch” has become an important skill to master. NCW member and agented author Joe Siple shares his understanding of how to perfect your pitch and move from rejected to represented. This two-hour class will focus on an essential element of the pitch--the one-page-overview--and deconstruct each element it should contain. As an experienced public speaker, Joe will also give easy-to-implement tips on how to overcome the inevitable nerves that many writers feel before and during a pitch session. Register today!

Jerry Eckert Scholarship

jerry eckertThank you to all who applied for the scholarship! The winner will be announced and notified on or before April 7. Please consider donating to the Jerry Eckert Scholarship Fund through GoFundMe. All proceeds go toward the scholarship that benefits writers who are making a difference and would like to attend our annual conference. See scholarship guidelines.

Looking for a critique group?

writing groupGiving and receiving constructve feedback is an important part of being a successful writer and we want to help you find a trusted group. Log in to view the Writers Seeking Writers forum where there are lots of members who are looking for a writing partner or a critique group. You can also post an inquiry on our Private Facebook Page. Get connected and start moving your writing forward!

2017 NCW Conference

2017 NCWC Poster pic V3Imagination: The Alchemy of Writing The 12th Annual NCW Conference is May 5-6, 2017 at the Fort Collins Marriott! We are excited to welcome several new presenters, including keynote speaker, Chuck Wendig. See the schedule and check the Conference Page for info and updates. We hope you will join us!
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Hot off the Press

Stories That Need to Be ToldStories That Need to Be Told, an anthology from Jennifer Top of TulipTree Publishing, is a compilation of winners' stories from the Stories That Need to Be Told contest. Stories, is a 2017 Colorado Book Award finalist and is available on Amazon. See more member books in our library

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28 Mar 2017
09:00AM - 10:30AM
Tuesday Morning Member Coffee
31 Mar 2017
07:00PM - 08:00PM
Book Launch for Natalie Giarratano's Big Thicket Blues
01 Apr 2017
02:00PM - 04:00PM
From Rejection to Representation: How to Perfect the Pitch and Become an Agented Author