• An Evening with Mary Robinette Kowal

    How to Wrestle a Plot Out of an Idea Wednesday, February 15 7 PM in the Storytelling Wing Mary Robinette Kowal is the author of The Glamourist Histories series of fantasy novels. She has received the Campbell Award for Best New Writer, three Hugo awards, and the RT Reviews award for Best Fantasy Novel. Her […]

  • Swords and Bucklers

    Educational Meeting with UVW Member, Michelle Stoddard Wednesday, January 25 Storytelling Wing of the Orem Library 7-9 PM For those of you who missed this, I’m sorry. It was one of the coolest meetings I’ve seen. Then again, it’s hard to beat a good sword fight. Michelle and Chris showed us many different techniques and […]

  • The Night Before NaNoWriMo

    Anyone who has ever participated in National Novel Writing Month knows that October 31st is not only Halloween, but it also marks the night before a frightening, psychedelic, month-long frenzy. Writing a 50,000 word novel in a month seems crazy impossible to the wannabe novelist. Yet, it’s just the kind of impossible every amateur writer […]

  • Getting to Know Writer Michelle Stoddard: Some Not-so-obvious-things

    In April 2016, the United Authors Association published Obvious Things, an anthology of the winning pieces of its 2015 Short Story and Flash Fiction contests.  Michelle Stoddard, a member of the UAA’s Utah Valley Writer’s chapter, won third place for her short story “The Patent Man,” a historical fiction piece with a crisp pace. Michelle shares […]