Daily Archives: October 20, 2017

Upcoming Events! Mark Your Calendars!

Potluck Writer’s Dinner October 26, 2017

When? October 26, 2017

Where? Kyra Leigh’s place

Email me at carolthewriter@yahoo.com for the address!

Time? 6 pm -9 pm

Who? Anyone who participated in our month-long writing challenge. Please come even if you didn’t complete all your goals.

What? Bring 200 words to read from your WIP and something to edible to share.

If your last name starts with:

A-H bring an appetizer for 6

I-P bring a main dish for 6

O-Z bring a dessert for 6


Writing for Charity

When? November 4, 2017

Where? Utah Valley University

What? ALL proceeds go to KIDS CAUSE of Utah

Who? All writers, all stages of the writing life

Time? 9-5

for more information and to register go to WritingForCharity.org


WIFYR and NaNoWriMo Writing Together

When? Every Thursday evening EVEN Thanksgiving.

HA! Kidding!

Where? Kyra Leigh’s place (Email me for address. See above)

What? Come and write for three hours every Thursday evening and enjoy a potluck feast.

Who? The first 16 people who sign up

Time? 6 pm – 9 pm


2018 WIFYR and SCBWI New Year Writer’s Kickoff

When? January 18, 2018

Where? Provo Public Library, The Young Room

What? A speaker (TBA), Food (Potluck–see the food theme?), writing contests, prizes and more fun than a cold January Thursday evening should be

Who? Anyone and Everyone!

Time? 6-8 pm


Third Annual February Agent/Editor Retreat

When? February 28, 2018 FREE Event

March 1-3

(You choose one of these three days to attend–prices forthcoming)

Where? Brigham Young University (speech)

Cheri Pray Earl’s house (day-long retreat)

What? Classes on craft, one-on-one with a New York agent or editor, writing, fraternizing, fun

Who? Limited number of attendees each day

Time? 9 am -5: 30 pm


Writing and Illustrating for Young Readers 2018

When? June 11-15, 2018

Where? The Waterford School in Sandy, UT

What? A week-long, writing intensive event

Who? All levels of writers. Classes for beginning writers to  full novel critiques by an editor. More information to come

Time? 8:30 am-6 pm, daily

Faculty? Heather Flaherty from The Bent Agency

Alyson Heller, Simon and Schuster editor

Jennifer Adams, Sounds True editor

Heidi Taylor, editor at Shadow Mountain, The Full Novel class

Claudia Mills, author, Getting Ready for the Full Novel class

J Scott Savage, author, The Boot Camp class

Courtney Alameda, author, Advanced class

Trent Reedy,  author, Writing the Novel class

Stephanie Black, author, Writing the Novel class

Sharlee Glenn, author, Writing the Picture Book class

Christian Heidicker, author, Three-Day class

Heather B Moore, author/editor, Two-Day class




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