Upcoming Events

Do you know of a writing conference in your area or an open call for submissions that would would be of interest to LDS writers? If so, please email the information and link(s) to meto be included in next month’s post. Event posts go live on the last Friday of each month.

Note: This listing does not constitute an endorsement by LDS Publisher. It’s for your information only.


Writing Conferences

SCBWI Utah/Southern Idaho Plot Master Class, November 17, 2012
The Chase Mill inside Tracy Aviary, 589 E 1300 S, Salt Lake City, UT
with Cheryl Klein, Sr Editor at Arthur A. Levine Books
Cost: $125 members; $150 non-members
More info at: http://www.scbwi.org/Regional-Chapters.aspx?R=49&sec=Conf

Call for Submissions/Writing Competitions

Living with a Widower Stories
Needed: Stories from those who are or have been in a relationship with a widower. It doesn’t matter if you just dated a widower once or have been happily married to one for 30 years, if you have a story to share, send it in.
Submission deadline: November 1, 2012
More info at: www.abelkeogh.com

LDS Publisher’s 6th Annual Christmas Story Contest
Needed: Short stories with a Christmas theme. Any genre. Maximum word count 3000 words.
Submissions: November 1–30, 2012
More info at: Christmas Story Contest.

Michael Young Christmas Anthology #2
Needed: Short stories (500 – 10,000 words) based on a Christmas Carol.
Submission deadline: Ongoing
More info at: http://adventanthology.wordpress.com.



NaNoWriMo starts November 1st!

Morning Study Companions: a new product to help LDS missionaries focus their morning study and enjoy their missions even more.
Needed: We are looking for missionaries who served in the following countries: Mexico/Spain, France, Germany/Austria/Switzerland, Brazil, Russia/Ukraine to help with design.
More info at: http://igg.me/p/255054?a=1624622