What's New at Mile High Scribes:
  • NEXT MEETING: Monday, May 5th
    • Speaker: Donna Shannon, Personal Touch Career Services
    • Topic: Interesting Introductions for Writers

  • ONE-SHEET CONTEST. This is your opportunity to prepare for the 2014 conference season. Mile High Scribes, ACFW South Denver Chapter, is hosting our 5th Annual One-Sheet Contest. Use your creativity to develop a one-sheet that communicates the heart of your story, and you will be eligible to win $50 or a paid registration to the Novel Crafters Seminar of the Rockies with Jeff Gerke on November 15 2014.

    The contest is open to all fiction writers. The winner will be chosen by Sue Brower, an agent with Natasha Kern Literary Agency.

    For more information including rules and guidelines, click on the One-Sheet button to the right. The contest begins March 1st and the entry deadline is April 15th. If you have any questions, email

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Welcome to Mile High Scribes!
ACFW South Denver Chapter



Thank you for your interest in Mile High Scribes. As a local ACFW chapter, we provide regularly scheduled meetings for ACFW national members to bring faith, fiction and fellowship to our local community. Special events (speakers, book signings, retreats and conferences) support ACFW members in their efforts to become published authors and further their writing craft.

Questions regarding our meetings and events can be directed to Elaine Clampitt, president, at


Mile High Scribes meets the first Monday of each month from 7- 9 p.m. at the Tattered Cover, Dorchester St (on Highlands Ranch Parkway between Broadway and Lucent Boulevards) in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. We welcome visitors in all stages of their writing journey!

For a complete list of other ACFW chapters in Colorado, click here.


"Try before you buy." We are happy to have you attend up to two meetings if you want to check us out before taking the plunge. After that, if you decide to join, go to the ACFW website and click on Membership Application, or click here.

National membership is required before local chapter membership can be granted.

Once you've signed up and paid your national dues, you can join Mile High Scribes by attending a chapter meeting or by clicking here to apply online.


Some of our many membership benefits include:

  • Networking opportunities for both new and seasoned authors
  • Resources, tips, and archives on the members-only website
  • Exclusive online writing courses
  • Critique groups, access to writing contests
  • Member rates for local and national conferences, seminars, workshops, and retreats




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