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PPWC 2024 theme is:
Jazz up your Writing: The Roaring 20s comes to the Pikes Peak Writers Conference!
Pull out your flapper dresses, fedoras & channel your inner Gatsby.
We're going to Paris 1920 and we're gonna learn from the best: Hemingway, Stein, Joyce, Beach, Eliot, the Fitzgeralds.
April 26-28, 2024

60 workshops, agents, editors, publisher, indie professionals
Craft workshops for beginners, intermediate and advanced writers
Business workshops on marketing, taxes, & publishing for all levels

 Full Conference is Friday, Saturday and half-day Sunday. Make pitch appointments & learn from indie bestsellers!

See what past attendees have said about Pikes Peak Writers Conference –
“Friendliest conference around”
“This conference motivates me to be better! Every. Single. Year.”
“These speakers are exceptional. Professional. Knowledgeable, and Inspiring.”
“PPWC is the real deal!”

Our conference strives to bring you the best in the industry every year.
New York Times Bestsellers, industry professionals –
everything you need to become the writer you want –
to have the author career of your dreams.

Join us April 26-28, 2024


The 2023 Pikes Peak Writers Conference will be held at the Colorado Springs Doubletree Hotel

1775 East Cheyenne Mountain Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO, 80906. 

The Doubletree offers great amenities, large conference rooms, and a great space for BarCon!

Book a room at the conference-friendly room rate of $136/night (4/24/24 – 4/28/24).

Book Your Room Now!


A 3-day fiction-writing conference for writers of all levels, indie and traditionally published, featuring a variety of craft and business workshops, acquiring editors/agents and well-known authors across a variety of genres.

Regular pricing for in person attendance is $449.00. Access to 30 videotaped workshops for up to 90 days after conference is $225.00.

Unfortunately, we will not be able to offer a virtual option, but please stay tuned for next year’s offerings.

This information will be available on the registration site.

Your conference registration fee includes Friday’s welcome lunch and dinner, Saturday’s continental breakfast, keynote luncheon and banquet, and Sunday’s continental breakfast and farewell luncheon. Additional Saturday banquet tickets are available for purchase for spouses and guests.  Faculty members will host lunch and dinner tables so you have the opportunity to chat with that editor, agent or author you’ve been dying to meet.

Coming Soon

We will have some great workshops this year! Please check back for updates.

We recommend you dress in layers for your own comfort. Business casual if you have a pitch appointment.

We are committed to a safe environment for all our attendees. Because we want our conference to be safe for everyone, we’ll follow CDC guidelines. Proof of a Covid test or vaccine may become a requirement, but we’ll make the decision in April.