By 'Christopher Bigelow'
Association for Mormon Letters Writers Conference
The Association for Mormon Letters is pleased to announce our
MORMON WRITERS' CONFERENCE
November 4, 2000
Utah Valley State College, Student Center, Orem, Utah
Featuring seminars on fiction, nonfiction, film and theater, the
craft of writing, poetry, music, and more, plus some special
9:00 - Extending the Culture
Plenary session with Gideon Burton, Neal Kramer, and Eric Eliason
10:00 - Breakout sessions:
Is it okay to write about God?
Characterization and dialogue
11:00 - Breakout sessions:
LDS fiction: What's the next phase?
Writing family histories
Poetry: What's the point when no one reads the stuff?
1,000 ideas in an hour
12:00 - Lunch break (optional lunch available)
1:00 - Plenary session with novelist Dean Hughes
2:00 - Breakout sessions:
Faith meets fantasy: The Harry Potter syndrome
Self-publishing and electronic publishing
Appealing to the LDS audience
Plot and structure
Performance: "I Am Jane"
3:00 - Breakout sessions:
Separating gospel from culture: How to criticize LDS culture without losing your temple recommend
Writing scripts for film and theater
How to publish the next LDS blockbuster
4:00 - Extending the Depth and Breadth of Our Culture. Plenary session with Margaret Young and Darius Gray