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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2019 NCW Conference, May 3-4

2019 cover smallThe Muse Cruise: Let Your Writing Set Sail! Does your writing have you feeling lost at sea? Or maybe you're still stuck at port, unsure of how to embark on your next literary adventure. Let the crew of the 2019 14th Annual Northern Colorado Writers Conference fill your itinerary with the classes, workshops, and activities that will set your course toward publication. No passport or cruise wear required, just the desire to give your writing first-class treatment. Location: Fort Collins Marriott. Travel Dates: May 3-4, 2019 Registration opens January 9. Click here for all the details!

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 November's posts:

Jason Meadors -- Finding the Write Group

Brian Kaufman -- A Writer's Life

Jerry Eckert Scholarship

jerry eckertWe are now open to submissions for the 2019 Jerry Eckert Scholarship
The scholarship, honoring the life and legacy of longtime NCW member, Jerry Eckert, makes it possible for a fellow writer to attend the 2019 14th Annual Northern Colorado Writers Conference. Just as in previous years, the Eckert family will determine who receives the scholarship based on an essay of 500 words or fewer describing how the applicant is using writing to make a difference in their community. Visit the scholarship page on the website for more information (note new deadline)!

Hot off the Press

Ob La Di Ob La DaThe Beatle Girls came of age in rural Colorado when all they needed was love, but today, these high school classmates need fresh starts and second chances. A sixtieth birthday celebration at summer’s end reunites their Yeah, Yeah, Yeah Sisterhood. Will a little help from friends be enough to endure the endings that bring about their new beginnings? OB-LA-DI, OB-LA-DA, by Diana Curran, is a light-hearted and insightful coming of sage tale that weaves the memories, music, and magic of the Beatles through a year in the lives of four women. Available on Amazon. See more member books in our library.

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Upcoming Events

21 Nov 2018
07:00PM - 08:30PM
Shut Up & Write!
24 Nov 2018
01:00PM - 02:00PM
Book Signing with Barbara Tyner
27 Nov 2018
09:00AM - 11:00AM
Tuesday Morning Member Coffee
27 Nov 2018
06:00PM - 07:30PM
Mojo 101: How to Start, Stick with, and Finish Your Writing Project