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UofULifelong Learning - University of Utah

Continuing Education Building
540 Arapeen Drive (Research Park)
Salt Lak e City, Utah 84108

Creative Writing 1 (LLWRC 780)LLWRC780

Tuesday Nights (6 sessions)
January 15 - February 19
, 2019
6:30-8:30 p.m.

Creative Writing (LLWRC 780): How do we tell stories? What do we include in writing, and what remains unsaid? Build your voice as we focus on a group of specific techniques for shaping and informing your creative skills, including character, plot, point of view, description, dialogue, and setting. In class, we will read short selections of writing to see what techniques we can beg, borrow, and steal from them. We will experiment with in-class writing exercises and read and discuss each other's work. Writing can be inventive, illogical, chaotic, unexpected, strange, and wonderful. In this class, we will practice seeing the world in new ways and then recreating that experience on the page.



Wasatch Writers Fellowship Conference
—January 25–26th, 2019

Hopebox Theatre
1700 Frontage Rd.
Kaysville, UT 84037


Friday, January 25, 2019

Panel 6:00-6:50 p.m. (Main Room)
Traditional Publishing


Saturday, January 26, 2019

Presentation 2:30-3:20 p.m. (Small Room)
A Study in Mystery


LTUELife, the Universe, and Everything
—Thurs. Feb.14th — Sat. Feb. 16th, 2019

Provo Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
101 West 100 North
Provo, UT 84601
(801) 377-4700

Friday, February 15th, 2019

Panel: 12:00-1:00 p.m. — ARCHES
Sexy Monsters: Mermaids, Vampires, the Beast

Whether haunting or tantalizing, some monstrosities throughout the ages have added more than a little spice to the narratives we tell. Celebrate sexiness in science fiction and fantasy and talk about why some monsters capture more than just our attention.

Panel: 3:00-4:00 p.m. — ELM
Like a Boss: Mafia Origins and Operations

An exploration of how the Mafia originated, and how the Mafia organizes and operates.

Saturday, February 16th, 2019

Panel: 2:00-3:00 p.m. — ZION
How Wide the Divide: Bridging Genre Fiction and Literary Fiction

They might offer their material to very different crowds, but they have more in common than most people think. Discuss the ties between genre fiction and literary fiction and what the two fields can offer each other--in spite of all their differences.


League of Utah Writers Leadership Summit
—Saturday February 23rd, 2019 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Gale Center Auditorium
10300 South Beckstead Lane
South Jordan, UT 84095

Lifelong Learning - University of Utah

Continuing Education Building
540 Arapeen Drive (Research Park)
Salt Lake City, Utah 84108


Literary Querying

Monday Nights (6 sessions)
February 25th — April 1st, 2019
6:30-9:00 p.m.

LITERARY QUERYING-THE ART OF REJECTION (LLWRC 844): So you've written a book. Now what? Approaching the publishing world can be a lonely and daunting task. This class will give you a jump start by providing the knowledge and skill required to navigate the world of agents and publishers. It is recommended (but not necessary) that you bring a finished piece of work you are trying to place. This is a workshop heavy class, where we'll polish your pages and develop a plan to give you the best chance in the great publishing hunt.


Lifelong Learning - University of Utah

Continuing Education Building
540 Arapeen Drive (Research Park)
Salt Lake City, Utah 84108

CW2Creative Writing 2 (LLWRC 825)

Tuesday Nights
(6 sessions)
February 26 -
April 2
, 2019
6:30-8:30 p.m.

Taught in a workshop format, this course will get your creative juices flowing as we expand on topics covered in Creative Writing: voice, tone, point of view and use of tense along with journeying into literary elements such as metaphor and simile, symbolism, structure, and others. This class is a fun way to build and develop the skills in an encouraging and supportive environment. Come prepared to read, write, and talk. This course is designed and required to be taken following Creative Writing (LLWRC 780).


Lifelong Learning - University of UtahUofU

Continuing Education Building
540 Arapeen Drive (Research Park)
Salt Lake City, Utah 84108

Creative Writing Bootcamp (LLWRC 842)

CRBCSaturdays (2 sessions)
March 2nd & 9th
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Creative Writing Bootcamp (LLWRC 842) Have you always wanted to write creatively but never had the chance to start? Or is your writer-self blocked and unable to finish anything? In Creative Writing Bootcamp, we'll launch into a series of generative exercises designed to give you plenty of material for your own stories. In between exercises, we'll share our work in an open and joyous environment, discuss craft, and explore how to incorporate writing into daily life. You'll leave class with a series of flash fictions ready to be polished or expanded in your writing practice.s


League of Utah Writers
Spring Conference

—Saturday, April 27, 2019

Salt Lake Community College
4600 South Redwood Road
Salt Lake City, UT 84129



Boise Book Fest
—June 15-16th, 2019

Boise, Idaho


Quills - League of Utah Writers Big Show
—August 22-25, 2019