Monthly Archives: April 2014

Introducing Joe Plicka, AML President-Elect

I wrote to Joe asking if he would like to introduce himself on the blog. He kindly sent this letter to be posted. I am excited for the coming year! To tell you the truth, I’ve been putting off writing … Continue reading

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This Month in Mormon Literature, April 2014

The AML Conference was held, awards were presented, and a new president announced. I hope this represents a new start after a difficult period for the AML. This month there are tons of Whitney finalist reviews, and lots of theatre … Continue reading

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The Business Side of Writing: Taxes

It’s that time of year, though if you’re reading this column for advice, you’d better get hopping. The deadline looms. It often amazes me how scary some people find taxes. Granted, I’m not normal. I started filing my own separate … Continue reading

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AML Conference 2014 Schedule

Association for Mormon Letters Annual Conference 11 and 12 April, 2014 Venue: Utah Valley University Library Friday evening: (note this will be held in lecture theater LA101) 6pm Welcome and opening panel: New Mormon Theater (Eric Samuelson, Jerry Argetsinger, Scott … Continue reading

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How to Write a Bad Book Review

There was one other Mormon girl in my grade at my high school. We were actually really close friends, but the way we publicly approached our membership in the Church was very different. My friend was the type who asked … Continue reading

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YA Corner: Hearts of the Children…

He dreamed of walking…bare feet becoming pale with the dust of powder-soft dirt. In passing the tall milk barn, its shadow covered him and cooled him. He did not pause but kept moving forward on a path as familiar as … Continue reading

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