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Bryan Young
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Lives in Salt Lake City, UT
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Star Wars Celebration and an Update
I'm leaving town tomorrow, so I won't be around to do my regular weekly update, but figured I'd get it out of the way early and let you all know about a chance to sync up with me this weekend at Star Wars: Celebration. I'll be on four panels and at a variet...
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The Weekly Update...
Another week has gone by and a lot of work has been done.  I finished two more short stories. One is called Somnus , and I have absolutely no idea where to place it. I might start sending it out for publication after a revision or two because I don't quite ...
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Here's a writing update. I was more busy than I'd realized.
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An Update: Writing Vlogs, Writing, and Appearances
So, I've been told I need to be vlogging, in addition to the sparse blogging I'm doing on this place. And I need to do a better job of giving you all what you want. I think what you want is to hear about what I'm working on and why and how, but also about w...
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Knowing When to Say Yes (...or No)
I get asked to do a lot of stuff. Whether it's an interview or a short story or an essay, there are a lot of factors that go into my decision to say yes or no. But my first instinct is always to say yes, even when I don't think I'm exactly right for the job...
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On Editing and Revisions
When you're in the midst of a revision on a book that you've been through a dozen times it's easy to get bogged down. It's easy to feel as though no sentence matters and word choices are less than meaningless. It's easy to feel like no one wants to read you...
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As the author of this book and the person who was actually on PCTV, this video title and video are nothing short of confusing to me.
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Tuesday Update
In an effort to keep my space here more regularly updated, and to get you warmed up to the idea of checking in regularly for my vlog experiment. Fortunately, I have a lot of news this week. On Saturday, I wrapped up the draft of the most recent novel I'd be...
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My story in Silence in the Library's YA Fiction slate
Silence in the Library, the publishing company that's put out my last two novels and my children's book, is currently doing a preorder Kickstarter for their new slate of Young Adult novels. It's something you should definitely support regardless of my invol...
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Anything that includes the new War of the Seasons book.
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My FanX 2015 schedule
Here is my schedule for Salt Lake Comic-Con's FanX this weekend. I will also have a table (Purple 6) where I'll be selling and signing books throughout the convention. Thursday: 6:00pm What we know about Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Room 250A Friday: 3:00...
Here is my schedule for Salt Lake Comic-Con's FanX this weekend. I will also have a table (Purple 6) where I'll be selling and signing books throughout the convention. Thursday: 6:00pm What we know about Star Wars: The Force...
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  • ShineBox Media Productions
    Film Producer, present
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Bryan Young works across many different mediums. As an author, he's written the bestselling comedic novel Lost at the Con, and the critically acclaimed sci-fi adventure Operation: Montauk. As a film producer, his last two films (“This Divided State” and “Killer at Large”) were released by The Disinformation Company and were called “filmmaking gold” by The New York Times. He’s also published comic books with Slave Labor Graphics and Image Comics. He’s a contributor for the Huffington Post, StarWars.Com and the founder and editor in chief of the geek news and review site Big Shiny Robot!
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Salt Lake City, UT
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Fullerton, CA