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

Note #2: I may update this post throughout the month. If you’re looking for an even, keep checking back.


Writing Conferences

Million Dollar Outline, June 1 & 2, 2012
David Farland
Comfort Inn, Dallas, TX
More info at: http://www.davidfarland.com/writingworkshops/outlines/

Professional Writers’ Workshop, June 4-8, 2012
David Farland
Ramada Inn, St George, UT
More info at: http://www.davidfarland.com/writingworkshops/professional_writers/

Writers@Work Conference, June 6-10, 2012
Alta Lodge, Alta, UT.
More info at: www.writersatwork.org

Writing and Illustrating for Young Readers, June 18–22, 2012
Sandy, UT
More info at: http://www.wifyr.com/

Write On Con, August 14-15, 2012
Online Writers Conference
More info at: www.writeoncon.com

LDStorymakers Midwest Conference, September 15, 2012
Holiday Inn, Olathe, KS
More info at: ldstorymakers.com


Call for Submissions/Writing Competitions

Fiction, creative non-fiction, and poetry contests.
Submission period:
through May 31, 2012
More info at: http://irreantum.mormonletters.org/

Choir Director Handbook
Short first-hand experiences from LDS choir directors about what has worked with your choir. 250-1000 word in length. Possible topics may include: a spiritual experience you had relating to choir; a different method you tried in choir that produced good results; a successful way you found to recruit and retain choir members; anything success story you feel would be helpful for other directors. 
Submission deadline:
June 30, 2012
More info at: http://www.writermike.com/p/current-projects.html

Our Voices Online Magazine
Accepting article submissions for inspiring stories from you, the reader.  Have you had an experience or trial where you learned some important lessons?  Have you witnessed some miracles in your life?  How about a humorous story? Chances are there are many who will benefit from and be inspired and uplifted by your story.
Submission deadline:
More info at: http://ourvoicesmagazine.com/



Brenda Novak’s Annual Auction for the Cure of Diabetes
Lots of books, critiques, and other things of interest to writers and readers.
Auction Open: May 1-31, 2012
More info at: brendanovak.auctionanything.com


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I am an anonymous blogger who works in the LDS publishing industry. I blog about topics that help authors seeking publication and about published fiction by LDS authors.