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Johnny Worthen
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One week until Quills!
I am so excited for Quills . It's going to be a complete blast. It is a dream conference for me. A chance to hang with the tribe and meet new members for the first time. I get to meet my hero, Tim Dorsey and teach and drink and eat and chill... so cool! If ...
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Quills 2018 - get excited!
Quills is less than a month away and I am excited! (Yes, I used an exclamation point, and italics, just now - that should tell you something.) Quills is the new name for the League of Utah Writers fall conference and awards banquet. We renamed it because we...
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Poem of Worry
You have to let them try You have to let them fail You have to let them get hurt You have to know you will not always be there So they must They might They will They can
Poem of Worry
Poem of Worry
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Sad State
My glasses have taught me to ignore my peripheral vision. A heavy prescription, narrow lenses, loose frames are making me a cripple. Those side spaces are out of focus outside my eyes or closer, the frames. If I reacted to things out there, I’d be jumping i...
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Musing on the pure amateur
I am always impressed by my creative writing classes. There is so much originality and energy that not a class goes by that I don’t say, honestly, “I wish I’d have written that.” It’s particularly true in the more amateur classes where writers haven’t been ...
Musing on the pure amateur
Musing on the pure amateur
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THE HUNGER book signing this Saturday
I've been involved in the Utah Horror scene since it began. I was one of the original members of Utah's only chapter of the HWA (Horror Writers Association). Every year they sponsor and promote an anthology of short stories centered around the state with a ...
THE HUNGER book signing this Saturday
THE HUNGER book signing this Saturday
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FyreCon 2018
The second FyreCon is set for this weekend and I'll be there. Unlike most conferences I attend, this one is dedicated to arts of all kinds, not just writing. Though the bardic arts will be well represented, visual artists will be abundant. There'll be physi...
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Summer Symposium - This Saturday
This Saturday is the League of Utah Writers Summer Symposium . This one day conference is for all our friends and members up north in Logan but it'll be worth the trip from anywhere. The program is fantastic, lunch is included. It's cheap and you should  go...
Summer Symposium - This Saturday
Summer Symposium - This Saturday
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Time Quake with Chris Mandeville
Chris Mandeville It’s been a while since I’ve had another author out to the Blog Mansion. I’ve cleaned the place, fumigated, got some new carpets in, fed the put sharks, put Stranger Things lights around the evil vortex. It’s nice. I invited a friend of min...
Time Quake with Chris Mandeville
Time Quake with Chris Mandeville
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Spring Into Books 2018 - This Saturday!!!
This Saturday is Spring into Books , the annual celebration of pollen and poetry, bushes and books, authors and aphids. something like that. This annual event bring together some of the areas best local authors in a public forum to meet readers. About every...
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