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What follows are events that you might be interested in, some of which Dene will be participating in and would love to meet you.
If you are aware of other writing events, please let me know by completing the form below. Thank you!

Utah - Romance Writers of America
Next Meeting: January 20, 2018
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Salt Lake City Library
210 East 400 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Please note that the City Library offers parking, but there is a fee.

**Registraton for #1 January's Online Class Open Now**
Class dates: January, 2018
Creating A Book Trailer. Online Class with Ines Johnson.
Cost: URWA Member $20    Non-Member $25

**Registraton for #2 January's Online Class Open Now**
Class dates: January, 2018
Write in Passive Voice and Be Passed Over By a Publisher. Online Class with with MM Pollard.
Cost: URWA Member $30    Non-Member $35
To Register: Click Here.

2018 Great Beginning Contest **Opens January 1, 2018**

LDS Storymakers Conference
May 3rd-5th 2018
Provo Marriott and Utah Valley Convention Center
Provo, UT
• Shannon Hale, Keynote Speaker and Presenter
• Optional pre-conference workshops
• Wide variety of workshops, panels, and presentations
• Typically three days in length
• Numerous workshops
• Chapter Awards
• Mass author book signing
• Meals
• And much more
January 23rd 2018: Conference registration opens
January 30th 2018: Lottery for agent critiques CLOSES
February 6th 2018: First chapters due for First Chapter Contest
April 3rd 2018: Last day to request flyer ads, vendor tables, and/or power point slideshow spots
April 20th 2018: Registration CLOSES; no more refunds

Life, the Universe, and Everything (LTUE)
February 15-17th 2018
Provo Marriott Hotel and Conference Center
Provo UT
Full details available at http://ltue.net/
Contact: http://ltue.net/contact/

League of Utah Writers
2018 Spring Workshop
April 14, 2018
Salt Lake Community College Student Center
Salt Lake City, UT
2018 Quill Conference
August 24-25, 2018
University Park Marriott
Salt Lake City, UT
Special Guest: Tim Dorsey

Utah Valley Writers
Frequently Asked Questions: http://uvw.theuaa.org/faqs/
January 4, 2018
Highland City Library
Critique/Word Sprint

January 18, 2018
Workshop: Crafting a
Great Query
Letter, by the
senior editors at
Eschler Editing

February 1, 2018
Critique/Word Sprint

February 15, 2018 7 p.m.
Alpine Art Center
Dennis Smith, world-reknowned sculptor, on The Creative Process, and tours of brass foundry

March 1, 2018
Critique/Word Sprint

March 29, 2018
Elana Johnson, on “Beat Sheeting”
plotting construction

April 5, 2018
Critique/Word Sprint

April 19, 2018
Lisa Mangum, Managing Editor,
Shadow Mountain Publishing
“What Makes Good Writing”

May 3, 2018
Critique meeting/word sprint

May 17, 2018
Peggy Eddleman, author of the middle-grade Skyjumpers duology, will
speak on a subject of her choosing.

June 7, 2018
Critique meeting/word sprint

Teen Writers Conference
Ages 13-19 only
June 16th 2018
Weber County Library Southwest Branch
2039 West 4000 South
Roy, UT
Keynote Speaker: J. Scott Savage


If you know of a conference or other writer event that is not included here, please inform me of the details using the form below and I will check it out and, if appropriate for my site, include it. Thanks so much!! Dene Low

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