Five Tips for Making the Most of a Conference

Pikes Peak Writers recently hosting our second annual Write Your Heart Out Event, which is a free half-day showcase of what to expect at our annual Pikes Peak Writers Conference. Congrats to Shannon and her staff of volunteers for putting together a fantastic event! I had prepared a series of interludes between the main speakers in ...

PPW Blog: Writing From Your Future

Heya folks. I just wanted to drop a quick note that I have a new blog post up over at the Pikes Peak Writer’s Blog. It’s entitled “Writing From Your Future.” If that catches your eye, follow the link and check it out.

Time Management for Writers

This is based on a presentation I have at the Pikes Peak Writers Conference earlier this year. My co-presenter was Cindi Madsen, but these thoughts here are based off my notes and what I wanted to present. I’m putting this here because I attended the Castle Rock Writers Conference today, and one of the sessions ...

I’m Batting .000

If you recall from my PPWC recap, I pitched Warmaiden twice. Through some miracle I managed to land four requests for the full manuscript from those two pitches. How? Well, check that post for the details. That was April. Now to fast forward to today. The final rejection from those four requests rolled into my ...

Pikes Peak Writers Conference 2013 Recap

This past week and weekend saw the 21st Pikes Peak Writers Conference come and go. Since I’m on the steering committee for next year’s PPWC, I asked tons of people how things were going to look for ways to improve, maintain, or fix the conference. The responses I received were overwhelmingly positive. Long-time attendees said ...

No Posting This Week

Sorry folks, but I’ll be ignoring my blog this week. It’s for a good reason. This week is the Pikes Peak Writers Conference. I’ll be moderating 3 or 4 sessions, presenting in 2 others, and acting as host for 2 open table conversations. I’m also doing some transportation duty to get folks between the airport ...

Vice President, Pikes Peak Writers

As most of you may know by now, I’m the new vice president of the Pikes Peak Writers. This has been in the works for a little over a month, which is one of the reasons I chose to not run again as president of the CSFWG. Things went as I had hoped because it ...

PPWC 2013 Flyer

PPWC 2013 Flyer
The Pikes Peak Writers Conference for 2013 is quickly approaching! Registration is now open. If you want more information, check out this beautiful flyer!

Writing from the Peak :: My Presentation on Computer Security (Part the Third)

If you’re interested in the first two parts, you can find the links here. DeAnna just finished posting the third part of her write-up on my presentation. You can find that here. Lastly, if you’re looking for the handouts, you can find them here. Enjoy!

Writing from the Peak :: My Presentation on Computer Security

My friend DeAnna was at my Practical Computer Security for Writers workshop, and she has written up a great set of articles about the presentation. Apparently, I dropped so much information during my few hours in front of some very great people that her editor has cut her report up into three different segments. Wow! ...