Mark June 7 down on your calendars. It’s a special day when you can do good and learn from some pretty incredible people at the same time. That’s why you need to participate in the Writers for Life Workshop.
You’ll learn how to improve your writing and marketing from some pretty awesome authors. All money raised through the workshop will go directly to the Huntsman Cancer Institute to fund research and treatment for those fighting this horrible illness. The cost to attend is a donation of $35 or more to the Huntsman Cancer Institute through my fundraising page. Below are some of the authors who are attending. You don’t want to miss this. Attendance is limited to 100 people so register now!
The event will be held on June 7 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Clark Auditorium of the Northwest Plaza at the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center (map).
Check out our presenters below. Here’s our schedule.
Brandon Mull is the author of the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall
Street Journal bestselling Beyonders and Fablehaven series. Brandon resid
es in a happy little valley near the mouth of a canyon with his wife and four children. He spent two years living in the Atacama Desert of Northern Chile where he learned Spanish and juggling. He once won a pudding eating contest in the park behind his grandma’s house, earning a gold medal.
Larry Correia is the award winning, New York Times bestselling author of the Monster
Hunter International series, the Grimnoir
Chronicles, and the Dead Six military thrillers.
Jenni James is the author
of the Jane Austen Diaries and the her Faerie Tale Collection. She is a mom of seven rambunctious children (including teenagers!). They live in Utah. A few years ago they moved back to the States after living nine awesome years in the Azores Islands of Portugal and England! Her kids love the USA!
When Jenni’s not writing up a storm, she enjoy reading, acting, portrait painting, directing plays, cooking, planning eleborate parties, and chasing her kids around the house. She also finds time to practice her awesome ninja skills and expert pirating techniques—She secretly dreams of becoming a master at both.
Josi S. Kilpack
Josi grew up in Salt Lake City, graduated from Olympus High School in 1992, and was married not quite a year later to her high-school sweetheart. She began her first novel in 1998 and hasn’t stopped. Her novel, Sheep’s Clothing won the Whitney Award 2007 for Mystery/Suspense and she was the Best In State winner for fiction in 2012. Book eleven in the Sadie Hoffmiller Culinary Mystery series, Fortune Cookie, was released in spring 2014 with the final book in that series, Wedding Cake, to be released in Fall 2014 along with a cook book containing all the recipes featured in the series. Josi currently lives in Willard Utah with her husband Lee and three of their four children—the fourth lives on campus at the University of Utah.
Lisa Mangum has worked with books ever since elementary school, when she volunteered at the school library during recess. Her first paying job was shelving books at the Sandy Library. She worked for five years at Waldenbooks while she attended the University of Utah, graduating with honors with a degree in English. An avid reader of all genres, she has worked in the publishing department for Deseret Book since 1997.
Besides books, Lisa loves movies, spending time with her family, trips to Disneyland, and vanilla ice cream topped with fresh raspberries. She lives in Taylorsville, Utah, with her husband, Tracy.
She is the author of four award-winning books: the Hourglass Door trilogy and After Hello.
J. Scott Savage
J. Scott Savage is the author of the Farworld middle grade fantasy series and the Case File 13 middle grade monster series. He has been writing and publishing books for over ten years. He has visited over 400 elementary schools, dozens of writers conferences, and taught many writing classes. He has four children and lives with his wife Jennifer and their Border Collie, Pepper, in a windy valley of the Rocky Mountains.
The Writers for Life Workshop will help writers hone their craft while raising money for a worthy cause. The event will be held on June 7 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Clark Auditorium of the Northwest Plaza at the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center (map).
This is a great lineup and the awesome will keep on coming. Register now.