The Boulder Writers' Workshop is a private literary center founded by Lori DeBoer as part of her coaching and editing business. The BWW helps build community as well as providing platform-building and educational opportunities for writers in Colorado.
By Dawn Virnig Gary McBride, the 2015 President of the Boulder Writers’ Workshop, has deep roots in Colorado. But that hasn’t stopped him from exploring over a third of the world’s countries—so far. He’s also an accomplished essayist and playwright, and is expanding his boundaries to other literary genres—he’s currently working on a thriller, […]
By Michael Carson, BWW Vice President A former keyboardist who made his living playing music – no simple feat – Gary McBride understands how the intro affects the rest of a song. It can draw you in, or drive you away. It can set the tone, or make you tune out. It can let you […]
By Alicia Benjamin, Contributing Editor On Febuary 8, 2015, Ava Klinger, Young Adult fiction author and Boulder Writer’s Workshop professional member, read from her first novel, The Rebel’s Cresset, and spoke to the Boulders Writer’s Workshop about key elements of fiction writing: including tense, pacing, and plot and character development. Since Ava’s novel is set in first person present, […]
BWW member Karen Douglass will read from her recently released debut novel, Accidental Child, at 2:00 p.m., March 22, 2015 at BookBar, 4280 Tennyson Street, Denver CO, 80212. A futuristic, dystopian novel in the tradition of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale and Marge Piercy’s Woman on the Edge of Time, Accidental Child is set in a time when survivors of […]
Sarah Elizabeth Schantz is a fiction writer living on the outskirts of Boulder, Colorado, with her family in an old farmhouse surrounded by century-old cottonwoods, open sky, and coyote. She has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize twice and have won a few other literary awards from journals like Third Coast and organizations such as A Room of […]
By Denise Schurr, Contributing Editor Colorado author Cheryl Carpinello taught high school English for many years and has retired twice. She enjoys working with the kids so much that she tends to forget all the extra hours her job requires to plan and grade papers. Her book Guinevere: On the Eve of Legend was a Finalist in […]