Monday, March 25, 2013

Spring Workshop: Do You Want to be an Author or a Writer (Writing Boot Camp)

Do You Want to be an Author or a Writer

May 18, 2013
Writing Boot Camp


Vista Ridge Estates

Community Building

1331 N Dixie Downs Rd.

St George, UT 84770

~Keynote Speaker~
Jack Remick is a poet, short story writer and  novelist. In 2012, Coffeetown Press published the first two volumes of Jack’s California Quartet series, The Deification and Valley Boy. The final two volumes will be released in 2013: The Book of Changes and Trio of Lost Souls. Blood, A Novel was published by Camel Press, an imprint of Coffeetown Press, in 2011. You can find Jack Remick online at  or


8-8:30am          Registration
8:30-8:45am      Welcome/Opening
8:45-10:45am    Jack Remick: The Three S’s—Story, Structure, Style     This is a hands on workshop  using timed writing. Prefer longhand with pen and paper.
Bring a one page passage from Work in Progress.
Suggested reading: Writing Down The Bones; The Weekend Novelist Writes a Mystery
11-11:45am Barbara Funke: Your Brain is a Playground—Creative Thinking
11:45-1:00pm Lunch
1-1:45pm Traci McDonald: Shadowing—Developing Living Characters
2-2:45pm Jon Thompson: Making  Story Life
3:00-5:00pm Jack Remick: First & Lasts—Characters and Their Objects Bring a one page passage from Work in Progress
The First time X appears, the next time X appears, the Last time X appears…
List of Characters with associated objects.
5-5:30pm Closing


LUW/HWG Members       $30
Non-members                   $40
High/College Students       $15 (w/student ID)

Early bird registration discount

$10 off the LUW/HWG and Non-member fee if you register before April 20, 2013.

(Lunch is included)

You can pay at the door the day of the workshop, mail in your registration or pay online at

About Us: The Heritage Writers Guild (HWG) is a chapter of the League of Utah Writers (LUW), a non-profit organization dedicated to offering friendship, education and encouragement to the writers, poets and illustrators of Utah.

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