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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2018 NCW Conference

2018poster8.5x11Though this writing be madness, there is method in it. ‘Tis high time you join us for the 13th annual Northern Colorado Writers Conference, May 4 & 5, 2018. Bid good riddance to incertitude as you learn from industry professionals, hob nob with agents and editors, and break the ice with other writers in one fell swoop. A full slate of classes and workshops will help ensure your writing is not tedious as a twice-told tale. As good luck would have it, bestselling authors Peter Heller and Jim Davidson will be on hand to inspire scribes of all levels and genres. To thine own self be true!
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Classes & Workshops

pitchingPitching your manuscript to an agent or editor can be nerve-racking. It's easy to lose your train of thought and stumble and mumble your way through. When you only have a few minutes to sell your idea or novel, those minutes need to count! Join us for The Pitch Perfect Workshop: How to Sell Your Book to an Agent or Editor on April 21 from 1:00 - 4:00. More information.

The Writing Bug

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Every Wednesday,The Writing Bug brings unique views and insights into the world of writing and publishing straight to you. Written by NCW members, the blog began in 2008 as a way to connect with both authors and readers to share literary news and musings.

Check out March's posts:

Ronda Simmons -- Writing Hygge


Conference Master Classes

workshop class photoDid you know you can sign up for just a 2-hour Master Class at the 2018 NCW Conference? If you can't attend the full conference, this is a great opportunity to still join in. Choose from three amazing sessions, each led by experienced and knowledgeable instructors. Query Letter Bootcamp; Delivering Your Own Baby: Self-Publishing; and Good Dialogue Made Easy. You can also attend the Agent-Editor Panel Luncheon and hear the latest in the publishing industry. Learn more.

Introducing NCW Tip Sheets

Learn tilesAre you new to writing? Want to learn how to query an agent? Or how to write a book proposal? We're working on all of these, but for now, you can download our 7-page tip sheet So, You Want to be a Writer? that will introduce you to the publishing industry or Advanced Twitter for Writers. We'll be adding more tip sheets, so keep checking back. 

Hot off the Press

BethyBethy, by Jaydine Rendall is the third book in the High Plains Heroes series. The story continues the adventures of the Sullivan family on the high plains of Colorado Territory and north into what is now Wyoming. Join Jaydine on March 23 at Homewood Suites in Greeley from 5:00-7:00 to celebrate the release of Bethy and Laughing Wolf, the second book in the series. Available on Amazon. See more member books in our library.

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Upcoming Events

21 Mar 2018
06:00PM - 08:00PM
Networking Night Out
22 Mar 2018
06:30PM - 08:30PM
WordPress Basics
22 Mar 2018
06:30PM - 08:30PM
Rekindle the Classics: The God of Small Things
23 Mar 2018
05:00PM - 07:00PM
Book Launch Party with Jaydine Rendall
23 Mar 2018
07:00PM - 09:00PM
27 Mar 2018
09:00AM - 11:00AM
Tuesday Morning Member Coffee
07 Apr 2018
11:00AM - 04:00PM
Author's Day at Blue Moose Gallery
08 Apr 2018
01:30PM - 04:00PM
The Writer Collective