What is Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers?

Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers is a non-profit, volunteer-run organization dedicated to supporting, encouraging, and educating writers seeking publication in commercial fiction.

  • Provide an environment of support and encouragement among members
  • Stimulate interest in and appreciation for the art of writing
  • Act as a dissemination point for information concerning commercial fiction writing
  • Bring together authors, editors, agents, and other related professionals for the mutual benefit of all

RMFW hosts the Colorado Gold Writers Conference each September and sponsors the annual Colorado Gold Writers Contest for unpublished authors. We also sponsor annual education event, writers retreat, critique groups, publish a newsletter, host monthly events on the craft and business of writing, and periodically publish an anthology of short fiction showcasing the talents of our members.

The Benefits of Membership

  • Monthly newsletter
  • Online discussion group
  • Critique groups
  • Support for published authors through Published Authors Liaison (PAL) and Independent Published Authors Liaison (IPAL)
  • Reduced registration fee for our annual Colorado Gold Conference
  • Reduced registration fee for our biannual Education Workshops
  • Reduced registration fee for our online classes
  • Free monthly workshops and social events
  • Inclusion in submissions for the RMFW Anthology
  • Inclusion in our Members Book Directory
  • Inclusion on our mailing list
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Membership Quick Links

This is a great place for new members to start.

  • Rocky Mountain Writer Newsletter
  • Critique Groups: Use this link to find a critique group in your area as well as access critique guidelines.
  • Yahoo! Group Email Loop: RMFW has a Yahoo! Groups email loop for members to discuss topics related to RMFW and writing. To subscribe, send a blank email with nothing in the subject line to [email protected]
  • Email Communications: As a new member you're automatically added to our email list and will receive information about the organization and events in your inbox. This is also how we deliver the monthly, members-only newsletter. If you're not receiving emails, check the RMFW FAQs/Members Help for assistance.
  • Members Book Directory: Have you published a book? Then add your book to the Members Book Directory. You must be an active member and be logged in to add your book. Click here to view the list.
  • Board Meeting Minutes: Want to know what our hard working board members are doing to improve Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers? Click here to read the November Board Meeting Minutes. For information about the next board meeting, see the Events page.