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)

Workshops and more
Social Network of writers. Message Boards, Chats, and BlogTalk Radio.
January 26, 2013 ($35)

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

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)

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

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

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)


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

League of Utah Writers
Monthly meetings at Provo Library  Utah Valley Chapter

National Novel Writing Month      NaNoWriMo  
Participant 180x180 (2)                                           Online community with local events
                                           November 1-30, 2013 (free)                                                                                          


Timpanogos Storytelling Intensive Workshops
(watch for these week long retreats 1-3 times a year)