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Write @ the Logan Library - 2017
A day-long conference on the art of writing.

On Saturday, January 28, 2017, the Logan Library hosted it's first Write @ the Logan Library event, and it was a huge success.

If you were unable to attend, feel free to view the recorded sessions below. Also, please plan ahead for Write @ the Logan Library 2018 on Saturday, January 27th, 2018!

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Presenting Authors (click presentation title to view session recording):

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.