Artists of the written word face off in a 24-hour writing competition during the Utah Arts Festival. Adult and Youth writers can participate in one of three categories (Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Poetry) or can take on the Ultra IronPen challenge and write in all three! Winning writers will receive prizes and have a chance to read their work on the Big Mouth Stage! Writers of all genres and experience levels can register for the marathon beginning on May 1st, 2019…Find out more »
July 9 (Tuesday), 6-8 pm Confused by commas? Perplexed by parentheses? Bring your questions about writing and grammar to the Grammarphobia workshop! The workshop will address some of the most common grammar questions and offer strategies for recognizing and understanding the “rules” behind them.Find out more »
2-part workshop July 11 & 18 (Thursday), 6-8 pm Flash Fiction’s incredibly fast storytelling blends narrative depth with poetic imagery in 1,500 words or less. Quite a lot of flash fiction writing delivers deep cultural, personal, and political meanings. We'll learn to distill imagery, characterization, theme, point of view, and tone into just a few pages or paragraphs to craft very, very short stories with important messages about the human condition.Find out more »
2-part workshop July 13 & 20 (Sat), 1-3 pm The first step to writing a screenplay is developing a compelling cinematic idea. Join the CWC and screenwriter Tami Anderson to explore the world of visual storytelling. Topics covered will include character development, screenplay format, and story structure. All levels welcome.Find out more »
July 31 (Wednesday), 6-8 pm “Throw up into your typewriter every morning. Clean up every noon.”—Raymond Chandler Writing can be a messy process. Bring a piece of writing that is ready for some revising and join us in this workshop to learn tools and techniques for cleaning up any type of writing.Find out more »
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