Friday, January 4, 2013


Conferences, Workshops,
and Events in Central Utah 
The 2013 Roundup

(arranged by date)



Orem Writes / Events all month
Helping to put aspiring writers together with published writers. A time for novices to pick the brains of the experts.
                                                                                    January 2013  (free)
                                                                                    http://lib.orem.org/
                                                                                    http://oremwrites.wordpress.com 



iWriteNetwork 
Workshops and more
Social Network of writers. Message Boards, Chats, and BlogTalk Radio.
January 26, 2013 ($35)
http://iwritenetworkning.ning.com/ 
http://wewritenetwork.blogspot.com/
 




Timpanogos Storytelling Midwinter Event / Storyworks
Workshops for beginners, performers, educators, healers, business professionals, writers, parents and youth.
February 7-9, 2013 (pricing varies)
http://timpfest.org/



 
Life, The Universe, & Everything: The Marion K. Doc Smith Symposium on Science Fiction and Fantasy  Life the Universe and Everything (LTUE) 
A three day academic symposium on all aspects of Science Fiction and Fantasy.
February 14-16, 2013
                                                                                   ($30-$45 / free for students)
                                                                              http://ltue.net/



Writing for Charity
Writing for Charity
Live critiques from published authors and interactive workshops.
March 30, 2013 ($45)











LDStorymakers
Classes and workshops with optional Boot Camp, Master Class, First ChapterContest and Pitch sessions.
May 10-11, 2013 (pricing varies)



Home
Conduit 23 
Utah's largest and longest-running general science fiction, fantasy, and horror convention
May 24-26, 2013




Writing and Illustrating for Young Readers (WIFYR)
Week long conference with morning class opportunities to work in small critique groups with published authors. Afternoon only options available.
June 17-21, 2013 (pricing varies)
http://www.wifyr.com/
http://www.wifyr.com/blog









 


BYU Books for Young Readers,
Symposium on Children's Literature
July 18-19, 2013

http://ce.byu.edu/cw/bfyr/






League of Utah Writers
Monthly meetings at Provo Library
http://www.uvwriters.com/  Utah Valley Chapter http://www.luwriters.org/





National Novel Writing Month      NaNoWriMo  
Participant 180x180 (2)                                           Online community with local events
                                           November 1-30, 2013 (free)                                                                                          
                                           http://www.nanowrimo.org/






 

Timpanogos Storytelling Intensive Workshops
http://timpfest.org/
(watch for these week long retreats 1-3 times a year)