When you want to meet an author and they have an event, you go…right? Maybe it’s best to consider the venue a little more thoroughly. Kiersten White was part of the Teen Bookfest at the Provo Library. Okay. No problem, I like YA. No, not YA Bookfest…Teen Bookfest. She spoke about how teens are not “The Chosen One” like the novels they read, but that
All other book signings are cowering in the corners because they can’t live up to this one. I have loved every book signing I have ever been to because each author is unique and offers an interesting perspective. Laini Taylor didn’t read from her book, didn’t talk about the premise, and didn’t have any gimmicks. She read from a prepared speech. Sounds boring, right? Well,
Getting involved in the book and writing community is REALLY important. Besides, it’s fun. Utah Books is mostly a group of book bloggers and writers. They have an annual social where they can all get together. We made bookmarks, had a book swap, and visited. Getting to meet other writers and book enthusiasts was the best part. Can’t wait to see everyone again !
This post is so overdue, it’s almost not worth posting…almost. This year, Wester Con came to Salt Lake City, so Conduit decided to combine the two conferences together. As the time for the conference approached, they realized that Fantasy Con would take place the same weekend and directly across the street. There was nothing left to do – they combined all three. This was an
Going to book signings is a great way to get some face time with renowned authors, to meet other aspiring authors, and to discuss books…but mostly they’re just fun. The best part is that they are all different. Like children, signings have different personalities, run on different schedules, and vary in level of noise and chaos. Going to a lot of book signings is a