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Write @ the Logan Library
A day-long conference on the art of writing.

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Saturday, January 28, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Presenting authors will share information for both aspiring and seasoned writers.

Informational poster session.

Chances to meet the authors and have books signed.

Free but pre-registration is suggested because of limited space. Drop in participants may be in an overflow room or turned away.

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Conference Schedule

Time Session 1 Session 2 Meet the Author/Book Signing
10:00 am Posters & Treats
10:15 am Sarah M. Eden
Character development and plotting books
11:15 am Posters & Treats Sarah M. Eden
  
11:45 am Brock Dethier
Outwitting Writer's Block
Gregg Luke
Adding Elements of Suspense in Your Writing
12:45 pm Lunch Break Brock Dethier & Gregg Luke
  
2:15 pm Lisa Mangum
The Hook, the Book and the Crook: Writing Query Letters to Catch and Editor's Eye
Heather Frost
Revision tactics: Are We There, Yet?
3:15 pm Posters & Treats Lisa Mangum & Heather Frost

Presenting Authors Include:

Sarah Eden
  Character development and plotting books
Sarah M. Eden is a USA Today Bestselling author of historical romances, including AML's "2013 Novel of the Year" and Foreword Review's 2013 "IndieFab Book of the Year" gold medal winner for Best Romance, Longing for Home, as well as 2014 Whitney Award winner for "Best Romance" and "Best Novel of the Year," Longing for Home: Hope Springs. Combining her obsession with history and affinity for tender love stories, Sarah loves crafting witty characters and heartfelt romances set against rich historical backdrops.
Brock Dethier
  Outwitting Writer's Block
Dr. Brock Dethier is professor of English at Utah State University, where he directs the composition program and teaches writing and pedagogy at several levels. He has won his college's Teacher of the Year Award twice in the last six years and has published several books, including 21 Genres and How to Write Them and First Time Up: An Insider's Guide for New Composition Instructors.
Gregg Luke
  Adding Elements of Suspense in Your Writing
Gregg Luke is known in Cache Valley both as a medical professional and as an avid reader and writer. His fictional novels include: The Survivors, Do No Harm, Altered State, Blink Of An Eye, Bloodborne, and Deadly Undertakings.
Lisa Mangum
  The Hook, the Book and the Crook: Writing Query Letters to Catch and Editor's Eye
So, you've written a manuscript, and you want to get it published. The first step is to write a query letter that will catch the eye of an agent or an editor and convince them that your manuscript is worth reading. But what exactly do you put in such a letter? In this presentation, Lisa Mangum, Managing Editor of Shadow Mountain Publishing, will show you three simple keys that will help you successfully navigate the first, and perhaps most important, step of your writing career.
Heather Frost
  Revision tactics: Are We There, Yet?
Heather Frost is a native Utahan, an avid reader, a popular young adult novelist. She is particularly known for the Seers Trilogy. She has a bachelor's degree from Utah University in creative writing and her presentation will be on revision tactics.

  
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Sarah Eden
Brock Dethier
Gregg Luke
Lisa Mangum
Heather Frost
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