Monday, July 19, 2010

A Great Event

An AMAZING Opportunity for Readers and Writers in Utah!

This is a really amazing event I will be part of again this year. If you haven't signed up, hurry and do so. It was a blast last year and I expect it to be again this year. Lots of Utah's best children's book authors and illustrators.


Readers and Writers….SAVE THE DATE!

August 21, 2010
The Waterford School
1700 East 9550 South
Sandy, UT 84093

The Children’s Literature Association of Utah (CLAU)

and

The ROCK CANYON CHILDRENS AUTHORS AND ILLUSTRATORS of UTAH PRESENT:

A BOOK FOR EVERY CHILD

CHARITY EVENT


Help us put books in the hands of underprivileged kids in Utah!


DAYTIME WRITING WORKSHOP: (Pre-register by August 15 $60/Walk-in $70)
Love writing? Spend a fabulous day with award-winning Utah authors! Get hands-on writing advice and move your manuscript closer to publication! Author panel, critiques, and book signings. Lunch provided.
(For adults and children 12 and older.)


EVENING EXTRAVAGANZA: (Pre-register by Aug. 15- $10/Walk-in $15, Family price $25) Book-Lover but not a writer? Or, just looking for a fabulous night out? Come to an evening extravaganza with entertainment by singer Nancy Hanson, The Divine Comedy troupe, a celebrity author panel, and a raffle with prizes that will astound you! (Adults and children over 12.)


COMBINED PACKAGE:($65 Pre-registration by August 15 price)
Love BOTH reading and writing? Attend the workshop , followed by the evening event! Have an experience you won’t forget, and all in the name of literacy! Remember, your purchase benefits Utah kids!

ALL PROCEEDS GO TOWARD PUTTING BOOKS IN THE HANDS OF UNDERPRIVILEDGED UTAH KIDS.

TO REGISTER visit: http://www.writingforcharity.com/.





Or mail a check to:

CLAU - Writing for Charity [Make checks out to CLAU]
P.O. Box 614
Layton, Utah 84041


Please include the following information: Names of all participants and whether they will attend the workshop or evening event, or both, and contact information including your address and a telephone number.

Can't wait to see you there!

3 comments:

Magenta said...

This event sounds way, way AWESOME! I want to go!!! Do you know exactly who else will be at this big event? Besides you and James Dashner and Brandon Dorman?

Wow!... I really want to go!!!

Jeff Savage said...

It just so happens that I do.

Anne Bowen: I LOVED YOU BEFORE YOU WERE BORN, WHEN YOU VISIT GRANDMA AND GRANDPA, TOOTH FAIRY'S FIRST NIGHT, THE GREAT MATH TATTLE BATTLE, WHAT DO TEACHERS DO (after YOU Leave School)?, I KNOW AN OLD TEACHER.

Laura Card: ENTOMOLOGICAL TALES OF AUGUSTUS T. PERCIVAL: PETRONELLA SAVES NEARLY EVERYONE by Dene Low

Kristen Chandler: WOLVES BOYS AND OTHER THINGS THAT MIGHT KILL ME

Kristyn Crow: Cool Daddy Rat, Bedtime at the Swamp, The Middle-Child Blues

James Dashner: 13 Reality, Maze Runner

Bree Despain: THE DARK DIVINE

Jessica Day George: PRINCESS OF GLASS, DRAGON SPEAR, PRINCESS OF THE MIDNIGHT BALL (paperback), DRAGON SLIPPERS (pb), SUN AND MOON, ICE AND SNOW, (pb), DRAGON FLIGHT (pb)

Sharlee Glenn: Just What Mama Needs

Christine Graham: Peter Peter Picks a Pumpkin House

Mette Ivie Harrison: THE PRINCESS AND THE HOUND, THE PRINCESS AND THE BEAR, THE PRINCESS AND THE SNOWBIRD

Sydney Salter Husseman: My Big Nose And Other Natural Disasters, Jungle Crossing, and Swoon At Your Own Risk

Matthew Kirby: His book doesn’t come out until after the event, but he will still be there entertaining us with his wit and wisdon

Mike Knudson: RAYMOND AND GRAHAM RULE THE SCHOOL, RAYMOND AND GRAHAM DANCING DUDES, RAYMOND AND GRAHAM BASES LOADED, RAYMOND AND GRAHAM COOL CAMPERS (Viking)

Kristen Landon: Life in the Pit

Sheila A. Nielson: Forbidden Sea

Alison Randall: The Wheat Doll

J Scott Savage: Farworld Water Keep, Farworld Land Keep, and The Fourth Nephite as Jeffrey Savage (unless we aren’t doing any LDS books)

Wendy Toliver: The Secret Life of a Teenage Siren, Miss Match, Lifted

Rick Walton: Mr. President Goes to School

Dan Wells: I Am Not a Serial Killer

And I believe Brandon Mull.

Plus there may be a couple of guest authors from out of state.

Magenta said...

Thanks Jeff.
I'm not familiar with a lot of those authors, but I would still love to be at that event! It sounds like so much fun!!!