Tag Archives: Writers Conferences

Open Season for Writing Conferences

This week is an incredibly busy and exciting time for me and several other writers. I will be attending the annual LDStorymakers conference at the Provo Marriott on May 3-5, Thursday-Saturday. This will be the 7th year I have attended … Continue reading

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LTUE Roundup

Last weekend, science fiction and fantasy writers and fans from Utah and beyond gathered for Life, the Universe & Everything (LTUE): The Marion K. “Doc” Smith Symposium on Science Fiction & Fantasy.  After being held at BYU for 29 years, … Continue reading

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Writing Is a Lonely Business: The Writing and Illustrating for Young Readers Conference

by Rebecca Rice Birkin Moderator’s Note: Dawning of a Brighter Day welcomes guest blog posts such as this on topics related to Mormon literature and literary criticism. For more information, email Jonathan Langford, AML blog coordinator, at jonathan AT motleyvision … Continue reading

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SF&F Corner: Life, the Universe, and Everything

Tomorrow is the first day of LTUE, short for “Life, the Universe, and Everything,” a yearly academic symposium about science fiction and fantasy literature. LTUE is now in it’s 29th year, and it’s kind of an amazing story: it was … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Desk: Writers Conferences

When I made the decision to pursue writing more seriously, I determined to call myself a writer. To make it feel more true and to psych myself about it, I began sharing my triumphs with the people around me, very few … Continue reading

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The Populist’s Soapbox: Not Milton or Shakespeare, But Working on It

I’ll be the first to admit that the body of literature written by Latter-day Saints hasn’t yet reached the classic prophecy of Orson F. Whitney that we’d have “Miltons and Shakespeares of our own.” On the other hand, we’ve come … Continue reading

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