Short Story Finalists

This year’s contest went very well. As a judge, I can say all the entries were fun to read, but as is the nature of a contest, three rose above the rest. The winners of the 2017 UVW Short Story Contest are: 1st place – The Shadow’s Mercy by Genevieve Smith 2nd place – Relatively […]

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 […]

Michael S. Glassford – Fog of Fortune Book Launch

  Congratulations to Michael S. Glassford for releasing his first book, FOG OF FORTUNE (via Rockword), October 31, 2014. It is the first book in the Silversword Chronicles and is available for pre-order now at Amazon.com. Mike will be announcing the location for the launch party soon. Back cover of FOG OF FORTUNE: How does anyone know […]

Peggy Eddleman — The Forbidden Flats Book Launch

Congratulations are in order to Peggy Eddleman in releasing THE FORBIDDEN FLATS (via Penguin Random House), the 2nd book in Sky Jumpers Series. Peggy will be having two book launch parties where one can meet Peggy and receive a signed copy of her books. In addition, both launch parties will have door prizes, insider information, refreshments, and […]

Jo Noelle – Three Book Launch

Congratulations to Jo Noelle (a pen name for two authors Canda Mortensen & Deanna Henderson) for releasing three books in one month! The three books are the following: Lexi’s Pathetic Fictional Love Life Lexi Middleton has been socially invisible to her classmates, but starting her junior year, that’s going to change. First, she’s determined to […]

Sam Ferguson — The Dragon’s Test

Congratulations are in order to Sam Ferguson in releasing THE DRAGON’S TEST, the 3rd book in the The Dragon’s Champion Series. As part of the release, for a limited time the first book in the series, The Dragon’s Champion, will be available for a free download on June 1st and 2nd as well as July […]

Sam Ferguson — The Warlock Senator

Congratulations are in order to Sam Ferguson in releasing THE WARLOCK SENATOR, the sequel to The Dragon’s Champion. (For a limited time, before the paperback is available, the e-book format of the series beginning, The Dragon’s Champion, will be offered for free from Feb 17-18th, HERE.) About Sam: Sam Ferguson is a well-traveled, award winning […]

COPIED, Sarah Anderson’s Book Launch

Congratulations to S. M. Anderson (Sarah), her debut book came out Wednesday, Dec. 13th! COPIED, (via Curiosity Quills Press), is available for purchase at Amazon. About Sarah: S. M. Anderson (Sarah Anderson) was born in Lima, Peru. She has lived in seven different countries, on five continents, and speaks a smattering of languages. As a […]