Retreats & Workshops

Inspiration and results require opening doors to new perspective. The experienced pros offering courses below will help you clean house of those false perceptions and give you reliable industry information to get real results in your writing career.

Our Guest Appearances

Listed below are the dates we will be offering classes or coaching at these conferences and retreats. Don’t miss them!

Life, The Universe, and Everything (LTUE)

February 14-16, 2019 at the Provo Marriott and Conference Center, Provo, UT

LTUE is a three-day academic symposium on all aspects of science fiction and fantasy. Comprised of panels, presentations and papers on writing, art, literature, film, gaming and other facets of speculative fiction, LTUE is a place to learn all about life, the universe, and everything else you love. Registration is open now!

Utah’s Book Marketing Conference:

March 16, 2019 at the Jordan Commons Megaplex Events Center, Sandy, UT

Focused on book-marketing tips, strategies, and market trends, the symposium will provide you with ideas and insights to better sell your stories.


League of Utah Writers:

Spring Conference: April 27, 2019 at Salt Lake Community College, West Canopy, 4600 South Redwood Road, Salt Lake City, UT

Quill Conference: August 22-24, 2019 at the Marriott Hotel-University Park, 480 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT

LDStorymakers: May 9-11, 2019 at the Utah Valley Convention Center, 220 West Center Street,  Provo, UT

Incredible writing advice, networking opportunities, and a chance to meet the agents and editors of your dreams!

Registration opens on January 23, 2019 10:00 a.m. MDT.

SoJo Writers Conference: May 26, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m at the South Jordan Community Center, 10778 S Redwood Rd, South Jordan, UT 

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Fyrecon: June 20-22, 2019 at Weber State University Davis, 2750 University Park Boulevard, Layton, UT

This three-day conference concentrates on writing science fiction and fantasy as well as creating art and game development.  Registration is open now! Early-bird registration prices end on May 15, 2019.

UVU Book Academy: October 11, 2019 at the Utah Valley University Wasatch Campus, Heber, UT

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Write Here in Ephraim

September 21-22, 2018 at Snow College in Ephraim, UT

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LDSPMA; November 2-3 at the BYU Conference Center, Provo, UT

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Special Event Conferences

These special event conferences are ones we attended in the past and may be attending again in the future. Check back here for updated information!

The Calliope Writing Coach course is ongoing and has special events. We will let you know when we’re attending again!

The annual Calliope Writers’ Conference is January 19-21 in Salt Lake City. You can register now!


Writing for Impact with industry experts Bridget Cook-Burch and Angela Eschler help you craft your story, pitch, and online presence to attract the attention and success your work deserves.

March 26, 2016, SLCC, Sandy, UT

10 am to 3:30 pm