Twists and Turns with Jennifer Nielsen

April 20, 2017 Storytelling Wing 7:00 PM Join us for an evening with New York Times Bestselling author, Jennifer Nielsen. She will present on writing twists and turns. If you’ve read her Ascendance trilogy, you know she’s an expert in the art of misdirection. Jennifer Nielsen was born and raised in northern Utah, where she […]

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 […]

Thank You — Karen Hoover

Karen Hoover spoke to us on “Pacing”. We appreciated her willingness to share of her time and knowledge with us. Here are some highlights from her presentation: Pacing is one of the greatest influencers for mood in a scene and is two-fold: it’s the rate at which you guide the reader through the story and […]

Thank You — J. Scott Savage

Jeff Savage spoke to us on “Characters and Setting”. Everyone that hears Jeff speak wishes there could be another couple of hours (or days 😀 ) to learn more–He’s the proverbial deep well on all things writing. Here are some highlights from his presentation. Characters: There are writers that focus on plot and have to […]