Events

League of Utah Writers 2017 Fall Conference

LUW.Frame.AHARROWHere is my presentation and panel schedule at the League of Utah Writers Fall Conference, October 6 and 7 at the Salt Lake Community College Taylorsville Campus:

Friday, October 6, 2017:

Scrivener Beyond the Basics: Outlining Your Novel In Scrivener:

Everyone is talking about writing with Scrivener. But how do you really utilize it to its fullest potential once you’ve mastered the initial learning curve? This class will teach a hands-on approach to outlining with Scrivener, provide a step-by-step tutorial to getting the most out of Scrivener’s planning tools, and show you how to seamlessly integrate already existing material. Plot, characters, setting, research. Scrivener does it all and this class will show you how.
If possible, please bring your own device with Scrivener.
  • Type: Presentation
  • Class Track: Practical Applications
  • Time: 4:00 p.m.
  • Room: 130

Saturday, October 7, 2017:

Frack, Gorram, *Bleep!”: To Swear or Not to Swear, that is the Question

Yes, it’s going to get sweary here. Or is it? How do we navigate swearing in our writing, whether in real or made-up worlds? This class will go over approaches, the pros and cons of “real-world” swears, along with made-up swears, and swearing through the ages for all genres and audiences.

  • Type: Presentation
  • Class Track: Craft
  • Time: 10:00 a.m.
  • Room: 023/025

Scrivener Beyond the Basics: Editing and Revising with Scrivener

So, you’ve figured out how to use the basics of Scrivener and written your first draft. Now what? This class will provide a hands-on tutorial on how to get the most out of Scrivener when it comes to editing and revising your novel. Learn how to use revision modes, keywords, color-coding, import track changes, critique feedback and more.

  • Type: Presentation
  • Class Track: Practical Applications
  • Time: 2:30 p.m.
  • Room: 130

Panel: Why Diversity Makes Your Book Better

  • Type: Panel
  • Class Track: Craft
  • Time: 3:30 p.m.
  • Room: 130

Panel: Critique Partner Speed Dating

  • Type: Panel
  • Class Track: Craft
  • Time: 6:30 p.m.
  • Room: 221/223