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Picture Book Writing with Alane Ferguson
July 11, 2006
Alane FergusonAlane Fergusen and Joan Arent hosted a day of education, entertainment and enlightenment on August 5, 2006. Alane taught the skills needed to write a children's picture book. She taught structure and content and divided her time out per person.

RMC-SCBWI 2006 Summer Retreat
May 24, 2006
Randy Powell(COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 1, 2006—Area writers are invited to join us for the 2006 Summer Workshop entitled “Learn, Create, Write, Revise … Taking Your Novel to the Next Level.” Award-winning author, Randy Powell, will be leading this three-day workshop aimed at helping you move forward with your middle-grade or young adult novel.

RMC-SCBWI Fall Conference
Sept 18, 2005
Mark Ludy's illustration for the book "When I Was A Girl...I Dreamed"If you're anywhere near Golden, Colorado (and even if you're not!) on October 8-9, 2005, mark your calendar and plan to attend the RMC-SCBWI Fall Conference. Donna Jo Napoli is coming. The Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators has posted the online brochure announcing the 2005 Fall Conference.

From Inspiration to Publication: Free Teleseminar
August 19, 2005
Marcela Landres, Editorial ConsultantIf there's one thing Marcela Landres learned in her seven years as an editor at Simon & Schuster, it was this: being a good writer does not guarantee a successful writing career. The difference between unpublished and published writers is knowledge, not talent. Authors who do well--either commercially or critically--understand how the book industry really works. This information packed 1 hour seminar showed participants 10 essential tips to get their books out of their heads and onto the bookshelves.

Top Ten Plotting Problems and How To Solve Them
May 4, 2004
Alicia RasleyOn Saturday, May 22, 2004, Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers presented Alicia Rasley and her one-day seminar: The Top Ten Plot Problems and How to Solve Them. This was an interactive workshop that helped participants find and fix their plot's problems.

2004 Pikes Peak Writers Conference
April 26, 2004
The city of Colorado Springs boasts an average of 300 days of sunshine a year. April 23-25, 2004, the dates for the 12th annual Pikes Peak Writers Conference, were not part of those 300. In the back of my mind I was thinking about last year's event. Could the organizers of this well known writers conference outdo themselves once more? They could and they did!

DreamMakers Writers' Workshop 2003
Aug 9, 2003
The Cardinal Pride Marching Band Boosters gathered once again a wonderful group of editors, writers and agents to present the 2003 DreamMakers Writers' Workshop. We added an adult fiction segment to our workshop, in addition to our children's lineup.

Writing Techniques Seminar coming to Denver
May 1, 2003
On Saturday, May 17, Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers were honored to present best-selling author Mark T. Sullivan and his one-day seminar: Techniques for Writing Successful Commercial Novels.

2003 Pikes Peak Writers Conference
April 30, 2003
The 11th annual Pikes Peak Writers Conference was held on April 25-27, 2003, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The conference sold out weeks prior to the actual event. There were 420 participants who interacted with faculty composed of acquiring editors, agents and award winning authors. These are the facts. If you were one of the lucky ones to attend you already know them. You also know why Writer's Digest has selected the PPWC as "one of the best conferences in the writing world."

RMC-SCBWI Spring Workshop: April 5, 2003
March 14, 2003
The Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (RMC-SCBWI) offered the 2003 Spring Workshop: Children's Educational Publishing--Hidden Treasures, Golden Opportunities on April 5, 2003. This was one of three high-caliber events offered by RMC-SCBWI every year. Sign up for the CCF Bulletin and we'll keep you posted on upcoming RMC-SCBWI events.   Visit Website ]  Message board ] 

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