Category Archives: Writng Conferences

Pt 3 Creating Fictional Rites and Rituals

The debut of this presentation is scheduled for Saturday, April 14th at the League of Utah Writers 2018 Spring Conference. This is the third part in the three-part series “Creating Fictional Rites and Rituals.” Here are handy links to the other … Continue reading

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Pt 1 The Difference Between Rite and Ritual

The debut of this presentation is scheduled for Saturday, April 14th at the League of Utah Writers 2018 Spring Conference. This is the first part in a three-part series. If you missed the first two parts, go back and check … Continue reading

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Magic Systems 101: Pt. 3 Sanderson’s Laws of Magic

This post is a continuation of a presentation originally given at the Eagle Mountain Writer’s Conference held on Sept 9th, 2017. Don’t miss the other parts of the series: Pt.1 – Why Write Good Magic? Pt. 2 – Hard Magic … Continue reading

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Magic Systems 101: Pt. 2 Hard Magic vs Soft Magic

This post is a continuation of a presentation originally given at the Eagle Mountain Writer’s Conference held on Sept 9th, 2017. Don’t miss the other parts of this series: Pt 1 – Why Write Good Magic? Pt 3 – Sanderson’s … Continue reading

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Magic Systems 101: Pt. 1 Why Write Good Magic

This presentation was originally given at the Eagle Mountain Writer’s Conference held on Sept 9th, 2017. This is the first part of a five part series.  Here are handy links to the rest of the series: Pt 2 – Hard … Continue reading

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Agent Q and A

At this year’s “Time out for Writers” conference there was a panel discussion where we writers got to pick the brains of a group of agents about anything and everything.  Here are some of the notes from that panel. Question: … Continue reading

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Writing Suspense

The great thing about attending a conference is being able to sit and listen to different lectures about all sorts of different topics.  Even better, I get to use my notes to share what I learned with you, my dear … Continue reading

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Descriptive Prose

This last weekend I attended a writer’s conference and listened to all sorts of excellent classes talking about the craft.  One of the classes that influenced me and my writing the most was a class on descriptive prose presented by the … Continue reading

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Write a Book in 3 Days!

Today I’ll sharing notes from a session titled How to Write a book in Three Days from this year’s “Life, the Universe, and Everything” (LTUE) conference.   I’ll admit before the session started I thought at first that the idea of writing … Continue reading

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“Life, the Universe, and Everything” Writing Conference

Last weekend I had the mind-blowing experience of attending the “Life, the Universe, and Everything” (LTUE) sci/fi fantasy writers conference.  Networking opportunities like these don’t come my way often and it’s great to be able to shake hands with some … Continue reading

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