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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Classes & Workshops

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Learn the best way to store, backup and secure your files so you can focus on what you do best, writing. Tom Flanagan will teach you how to implement the latest and greatest security practices, how to select the right cloud storage, and demo some of the coolest Mac and PC apps. Computer Backup and Security for Writers is on August 5 from 10:00 - 11:30. REGISTER

editing content writingEditing Your Own Work Like a Pro Whether you're self-publishing or polishing a sample to send to agents, you need to be able to edit your own work. You'll leave this course with hands-on editing experience and the tools to be able to approach your writing with an editor's eye. Join Molly McCowan of Inkbot Editing on August 18 from 10-2 for this encore presentation. REGISTER

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. 

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 July's posts:

Jason Meadors -- Writing IS Work

The Writing Bug Staff -- What Are You Reading?



11th Annual NCW Member-Only Writing Retreat

IMG 1461October 14-17, 2018: Every fall, members have an opportunity to escape into Rocky Mountain National Park and spend three nights and nearly three 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. Information & Registration

Hot off the Press

Five WishesWith all his family and friends gone, one-hundred-year-old Murray McBride is looking for a reason to live. He finds it in Jason Cashman, a ten-year-old boy with a terminal heart defect and a list of five things he wants to do before he dies. Together, they race against the limited time each has left, ticking off wishes one by one. But when tragedy strikes, their worlds are turned upside-down, and an unexpected gift is the only thing that can make Jason's final wish come true. The Five Wishes of Mr. Murray McBride by Joe Siple, is available on Amazon. See more member books in our library.  

Become a Member Today

Become a MemberIf you are looking to be part of a fun and encouraging writing community, you're in the right place. No matter where you are in your writing endeavors--published or not--we are here to offer education, encouragement, and resources vital to a successful writing career. We've reduced membership rates in order to make it more affordable for writers to be a part of this supportive and welcoming community! Read our mission statement and learn more about member benefits.

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Upcoming Events

19 Jul 2018
06:00PM -
Book Talk with Andrew Shaffer
19 Jul 2018
06:00PM -
Book Talk & Signing with Nic Arvin
19 Jul 2018
06:30PM - 08:30PM
WordPress for Bloggers
21 Jul 2018
12:00PM -
Ten Writer Event at Whampus Used Books, Loveland
23 Jul 2018
06:00PM - 08:00PM
Networking Night Out
24 Jul 2018
09:00AM - 11:00AM
Tuesday Morning Member Coffee
25 Jul 2018
06:00PM -
Uncover History with Clay Bonnyman Evans
25 Jul 2018
07:00PM - 08:30PM
Shut Up & Write!