Author Archives: Kathleen Dalton-Woodbury

About Kathleen Dalton-Woodbury

Author of six professionally published short stories; moderator of two online writing workshop forums for Orson Scott Card (The Hatrack River Writers Workshop and the Nauvoo Workshop for LDS Writers); part-time computer genealogist; AML Review Archive editor and AML website flunky; mother of three and grandmother of five, so far (plus slave of a polydactyl, part-lynx-point snowshoe Siamese cat); Salt Lake Temple ordinance worker; lover of reading, knitting, and dark chocolate.

A Publishing Analogy

The following is adapted from something I wrote several years ago for a writer friend of mine, and I thought it might be interesting to post here. As analogies go, it may or may not work for everyone, but what … Continue reading

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They’ll None of Them Be Missed

Louise Plummer talks about how lists can provide inspiration for writers, and has exercises and mini-workshops in which list-making is the focus. My mother told me every so often that the great thing about lists is when you can check … Continue reading

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Genealogy Stories as Mormon Literature

As a genealogist, I am particularly interested in the form of Mormon literature which might be called “genealogy miracle stories.” I just finished a collection of them that was compiled by Marilyn Brown and Lee Nelson and published by Cedar … Continue reading

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Prayer and Promptings in LDS Fiction

I’ve been thinking quite a lot about Rachel Ann Nunes’ post, just before this one, especially where she talks about how revising her latest book “essentially removed God from my novel.” And I’ve been wondering why the LDS fiction I’ve … Continue reading

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About AML

The nonprofit Association for Mormon Letters (AML) promotes the production and study of Mormon literature and its enjoyment by all. Members receive a subscription to our twice yearly literary magazine, Irreantum In addition, AML encourages discussion and recognition of Mormon … Continue reading

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