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Scott Hales
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Read my latest post on "Artistic Preaching"...
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The Low-Tech World Has Moved...and Changed Its Name
As many of my readers already know, I have begun a new Mormon literature blog called Artistic Preaching: Exploring Mormon Literature . It's essentially what The Low-Tech World has been for the last four years or so, but with a new name and slightly better g...
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Enid vs. Sunday Instruction 3/19/2014 http://goo.gl/F6vel2
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Best and Worst Reads of 2013
Unless I finish Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis  before midnight tonight, I will have read 49 books this year. That's down significantly from last year, but in my defense I've been working full-time on my dissertation, which has left little time for reading bo...
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On Modern Mormon Men today, my daughter Connor and I interview Lisa Torcasso Downing about her new book "Get That Gold!" http://goo.gl/NYML4L
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My webcomic now has a Google+ page. Because.
 
The Garden of Enid is now on Google +!
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Read My Q&A with A Motley Vision founder, William Morris...
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Read my latest post on my "new" Mormon literature blog, "Artistic Preaching."

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My Best and Worst Reads of 2013 list... http://goo.gl/2dsqlI
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Connor's Q&A with Author L. T. Downing
My daughter recently had a chance to ask author L. T. Downing questions about her historical novel for kids,  Adventures of the Restoration: Get That Gold! Here are L. T. Downing's responses: Connor Hales: How do you come up with ideas when you write your b...
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Mormon Literature: A Sunny Outlook
By now everyone has read  Mark Oppenheimer’s article on Mormon literature  in the  New York Times . Typical in its approach, it highlights Mormon successes in genre fiction and offers a few explanations for why these successes happen and why they aren’t mor...
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  • University of Cincinnati
    Graduate Teaching Assistant, 2009 - present
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Provo, UT - Milford, OH - Rexburg, ID - Nanuque, MG - Ipatinga, MG - Belo Horizonte, MG - Joao Monlevade, MG - Vicosa, MG - Congonhas, MG - Fairfield, OH
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  • University of Cincinnati
    English, 2009 - present
  • University of Cincinnati
    English, 2006 - 2007
  • Brigham Young University
    English, 2003 - 2005
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho
    Art/English, 1999 - 2002
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The Low-Tech World: One "Long" Record of Failure: A Review of Jana Riess...
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One "Long" Record of Failure: A Review of Jana Riess's "Flunking Sainthood: A Year of Breaking the Sabbath, Forgetting to

Modern Mormon Men: Telling Our Own Stories: An Interview with Playwright...
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by Scott Hales ( bio ) Mahonri Stewart is more than a cool guy with an apocryphal Jaredite nam...

A Motley Vision: Mormon Arts and Culture
www.motleyvision.org

Featuring criticism, reviews, interviews about the world of Mormon cinema, literature, theater and visual arts. And how LDS creative work is

Modern Mormon Men: Bad Press and the Conversations We're Not Having
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by Scott Hales  ( bio ) We Mormons have had some bad press lately. A few weeks ago, BYU religion ...

The Low-Tech World: A Hot Two Days in Old Nauvoo: A Review of Sorts
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A Hot Two Days in Old Nauvoo: A Review of Sorts. The next time you make plans to do some summertime camping in Nauvoo, check the forecast. I

The Low-Tech World: Forgive My Momentary Bursts of Cultural Envy; or, Wh...
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Forgive My Momentary Bursts of Cultural Envy; or, Why Mormon Literature Needs Its Own Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Lately I've been reading a

The Low-Tech World: Flooding the Bloggernacle with Mormon Literature...?
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Flooding the Bloggernacle with Mormon Literature...? Recently on A Motley Vision, Wm Morris suggested that Mormon literature advocates are p

The Low-Tech World: 500 Words on the Cultural Work of Mormon Fiction
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500 Words on the Cultural Work of Mormon Fiction. In her book Sensational Designs, Jane Tompkins suggests that “novels and stories should be

The Low-Tech World: Exploring Mormon Literature: What is the Role of Mor...
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Sally Denton and Carrie Sheffield recently added their voices to the Mormon Moment with opinion pieces that did not skimp on fog and scary m

Modern Mormon Men: The Mormon Lit Blitz, Or How To Make The Most Of Four...
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by  Scott Hales  ( bio ) As many of you already know, the Church recently updated the For the Str...

Modern Mormon Men: "Not a Clear Separation": An Interview with John S. D...
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by  Scott Hales  ( bio ) Even though we are Modern Mormon Men, we appreciate history - especiall...

Fenimore's Ghost: Of Knickers and Men: Cincinnati-Area Vintage Base Ball...
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Of Knickers and Men: Cincinnati-Area Vintage Base Ball at Sharon Woods Park. My baseball career lasted one whopping season in the summer of

Fenimore's Ghost: Childhood on Display: Two Hours at the Mark Twain Boyh...
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Childhood on Display: Two Hours at the Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum. It was hotter than double hockey stick when I parked alongside a

Modern Mormon Men: Guest Post: The 5 Mormon Books Every MMM Should Read
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Scott Hales reads books for a living. He also writes about them on his blog The Low-Tech World . Whe...