karen_w_newton (karen_w_newton) wrote,

PPWC without me

The Pikes Peak Writers Conference is this weekend. It's a great conference! If I lived closer to Colorado Springs, I would be there, especially because Carol Berg is on the faculty this year. Also, I placed third in the Paul Gillette Memorial Writing Contest, in the romance category (for my novel Kruegger's World).

But Maryland is just too damned far from Colorado Springs, so I will have to wait for Worldcon in August to see Carol. And I will miss hearing my name called at the Saturday night awards banquet. Meanwhile, congratulations to all the other contest winners!

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