Mission, Vision, and Core Values of CRW
The mission of the Castle Rock Writers includes, but is not limited to, providing education and support to aspiring and published writers, in our region and beyond, through on-going critique groups, training events, workshops and writers conference/s.
Our vision is to stimulate successful writing accomplishments for Colorado writers. We will accomplish our vision by providing:
- tools for acquiring and strengthening creative skills for the written word
- insight and opportunities to engage the publishing industry
- possibilities for networking growth
- constructive criticism to individuals and their presented work
-resources to adolescent, student, and adult writers
Our values/core beliefs:
We will honor our participants/members by recognizing their necessity for a variety of informational forums and resources.
We will honor the voices of our participants/members by only allowing constructive and supportive parameters for our critique groups.
We will provide a high value conference for a reasonable fee that will address various mainstream genre interests and industry trends.
We will keep overhead low in order to deliver a higher value to our members.
We will continuously educate ourselves on the art and craft of writing.
Monthly Workshops, with seven manuscript critique workshops each calendar year.
Monthly Workshops, with three guest speakers, January, April, and July each calendar year.
A yearly conference each September during the last weekend (Friday-Saturday).