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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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The FoCo Book Fest is this Saturday, October 22! More info

Have you heard the news? We've reduced membership rates in order to make it more affordable for writers to be a part of this supportive and encouraging community! Click here to learn more. 

NCW Poetry Anthology

NCW Poetry AnthologyThe first-ever NCW Poetry Anthology, Sunrise Summits, featuring works of poetry from NCW members, is now available on Amazon! Author and poet, Dean K Miller, created the anthology to showcase the incredible talent of poets in NCW.  A book launch is scheduled for November 2.

The Writing Bug

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Check out October's posts:

JC Lynne -- Merry HalloThankMas Or Cripes, October is Over Already!

Kathryn Mattingly -- The Benefits of Writing Groups AKA Join NCW

Deborah Nielsen -- Collecting Family Stories

 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. 

Writer's Digest Novel Writing Conference

18216 NWC 300x300Save $25 when you sign up for the Writer's Digest Novel Writing Conference in Los Angeles this October 28-30 when you use the discount code, NCW16


Member-Only Retreat

WorldMark1October 24-27, 2016! Every fall, members have an opportunity to escape into Rocky Mountain National Park and spend three nights and nearly four days of quiet writing time. What better place to write than in a beautiful setting without any distractions? There aren't any classes or talks, just lots of writing time. More information.

Hot off the Press

DisruptionDisruption, is the fourth book in Chuck Barrett's Jake Pendleton series. Former Naval Intelligence Officer turned secret operative Jake Pendleton finds himself in a pulse-pounding race to stop a cyber-terrorist from releasing a string of the most heinous cyber-crimes the world has ever seen. Crimes that could render the world’s advanced technology useless. Chuck will be at Fort Collins' Barnes & Noble on October 29 from 1:00-3:00. Details. Available on Amazon starting October 25. See more member books in our library

Top of the Mountain Book Award

TOMlogo1The annual Top of the Mountain Book Award will be open for submissions between September 15, 2016 and February 1, 2017. This contest is a chance for authors of both fiction and creative nonfiction to submit samples of their works for a chance at a $1,000 cash prize. Submit the first 25 pages of your unpublished fiction or nonfiction work, a single-spaced, one-page synopsis, and a $25 entry fee. More information.

24 Oct 2016
NCW Member Only Retreat
29 Oct 2016
01:00PM - 03:00PM
Chuck Barret Book Signing
02 Nov 2016
06:30PM - 09:00PM
Sunrise Summits Launch Party

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