Friday, January 6, 2017

Pikes Peak Writers January Events

Jan 17, 2017 — 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Location: 1175 Chapel Hills Dr. Colorado Springs, CO 80920

What: The Trouble With Genre
Who: M.J. Brett (Margaret Brettschneider)
When: January 17, 2017. 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Where: Venue Room at Library 21C (upper floor, to the right if coming in the upper entrance) 1175 Chapel Hills Dr. Colorado Springs, CO 80920
More information: Genre is a tricky topic. We’ll explore whether we choose a genre, or it chooses us. How to categorize what we are actually writing.
About the presenter: M.J. Brett was born during depression in Missouri, abandoned at three, shipped to California, grew up through war era, had jobs as soda jerk, ballerina, baton teacher, USO entertainer, secretary, news reporter, public school teacher, wife, mom, young widow, globe trotter, 21 years teaching overseas among spies of the Cold War, think tank participant, wife again, and now settled in Colorado to write for fun and, hopefully, profit. Ten novels so far…and always open to whatever adventure comes next.


Jan 23, 2017 — 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Kawa Coffee, 2427 N Union Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80909

Writers’ Night is two full hours of discussion, laughter, and fun with other local members of Pikes Peak Writers.
The direction of the meeting is decided by the participants and can include discussions about query letters, obtaining and working with an agent, writing conferences, or other specific points of the craft.  If nothing else, we talk about books!
If you have any questions, or if there is a specific topic youd like to get on the agenda, send an e-mail to the host, Deb Courtney, or call her on her cell phone at 719-337-9049.
Meetings are scheduled to start at 6:30 and run until about 8:30.  These are drop-in meetings, so feel free to attend all or just part of them.
See you soon!

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