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League of Utah Writers Conference

Thank you to all those who worked so hard to put the writers' conference together and make it a success. I enjoyed it very much, learned a lot, and made some new friends. Thanks to all the presenters and teachers, and for the keynote speaker, Mette Ivie Harrison, whose address was very inspiring. Thank you also… Continue reading League of Utah Writers Conference

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone out there.  I feel so blessed this year.  I have a wonderful family, sweet grandchildren, good friends, plenty of food and a comfortable home in a beautiful area where I enjoy so many freedoms.  I have a cute little dog who loves to walk with me.  I am thankful for my… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving

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Robin McKinley

Robin McKinley is coming to Boston! AAAAAAHHHHH! I have to go! I must go! To back up, Robin McKinley will be the guest of honor at Boskone, a Science Fiction Convention in Boston on February 13-15, 2015. You know how you fantasize about meeting your favorite authors? I mean, when I was a child and… Continue reading Robin McKinley

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NaNoWriMo

It’s November, and you know what that means.  It’s NaNoWriMo!  National Novel Writers Month is the time when writers abandon sane schedules, spouses, entertainment, sleep, and sometimes even food in favor of writing like crazy for an entire month.  And the reward is... the satisfaction of having reached your goal of 50,000 words.  (And maybe… Continue reading NaNoWriMo

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League of Utah Writers

Over the weekend I attended the League of Utah Writers' Conference in Salt Lake City.  I had a great time meeting authors, learning in the workshops, and drooling over all the delicious-looking books.  I was impressed by how friendly everyone was.  Instead of being competitive, everyone was open and cheerful as they cheered each other… Continue reading League of Utah Writers

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SLC Comic Con

This morning (Saturday, Sept. 7) my son and I, along with a couple of friends, went to Salt Lake City's first Comic Con.  Like most experiences, it was a mixture of good and bad.  Bad: We stood in line for two hours in the hot sun to get into the Comic Con.  Especially for those… Continue reading SLC Comic Con

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August is Utah Book Month

August is Utah Book Month.  I am having a wonderful time getting to know the authors and bloggers in Utah.  I am excited to feature several people this month here on my blog.  Check out this website for details:  Utah Books  So sit back in your lawn chair, sip your lemonade, and pick up a… Continue reading August is Utah Book Month