Tag Archives: League of Utah Writers

Presentation Formula

Ken Gallacher was our guest speaker in June. His topic was “How to break through writers block and developing a formula for presentations.” Ken used a white board and wrote down his outline structure for making stories and content fresh … Continue reading

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Lose the Writer’s Rut with Travel

Aloha and Hello Fellow Writers, Whether you have the chance to travel, or are content to explore Utah’s unique locales, summer is a terrific time to find new favorite places. Go see new sights, taste new flavors, and try new … Continue reading

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Preparing for NaNoWriMo

  Dearest ghouls, ghosts, and gruesome ghasts, Here we are once more, facing another beautiful autumn with its vibrant colors, harvest smells, and hearty foods. October for many of us is preparation time for NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). For those … Continue reading

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Giving Critique

1.  Ask the author what kind of feedback they want. Stick to their guidelines If you are beta reading for structure or plot, you’ll need to skip over typos and grammar On the other hand—If you notice a writer making a … Continue reading

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How to Speak Good

We’re off to a good start. Our first meeting of the year was fantastic. Craig Kingsman’s presentation, How to Speak Good, addressed public speaking for the introvert. Some tips I penned from the meeting: Fear will decrease over time, learn … Continue reading

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Gratitude and NaNoWriMo

Happy November, my fellow turkeys! If you were thinking that it is terribly cliche’ to talk about gratitude for the message this month, you are completely right. It is. I’m going to do it anyway. However, if it makes you … Continue reading

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Personal Cyber Security

As a writer, you will be required to be part of the social media world. Here is a hoard of awesome information to help keep you safe. How they get into your computer: Email links and attachments – Crafted to … Continue reading

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