Quill Awards

Published Book Contest Winners

11:00 - 11:50am

Introduction to Modern Publishing Avenues - Jeff Baker


Scrivener is powerful software, but it's so big it can be intimidating. With a little help, you'll be able to plan, organize, write and revise your projects. We'll learn how to create and customize our projects in this workshop.




Judging an Author by the Web Presence: How to build an effective online platform - Alex Harrow


A key component to any writer's career is participating in writing conferences and pop culture conventions. While it may look easy, being a good member of a panel at a convention requires a different mindset than many might expect. Come join Ryan Call, writer for Bleeding Cool and former Director of Programming for Salt Lake Comic Con and Bryan Young, writer for starwars.com, /Film, and Marvel for a review of the important ideas that differentiate the best panelists from the merely decent ones.




Rip It! Using Fabrics in your fiction: Hands on Demonstration - Jana S. Brown


1st Place: Annie on the Run - Steven Wight

2nd Place: Highwaypeople - Ben Green

3rd Place: Bobbin and the Magic Thief - Kat Farrow

1st Honorable Mention: Easy Does It - Howard Sachs

2nd Honorable Mention: Embarcadero - Mandy Ballard

3rd Honorable Mention: It’s Spelled Chocolate - Michelle Henrie




How to Critique: Live Example - Bryan Young, Cassidy Ward, Monica Simons


1st Place: She - Richard Timothy

2nd Place: Kirtland Temple - Thomas Kimball

3rd Place: A Mountainous Contrast - Andee Howard

1st Honorable Mention: And You Knew It - Richard Timothy

2nd Honorable Mention: 9.13.18 - Lorrie Chesnut

3rd Honorable Mention: None (only 5 entries)




Dual Wielding: The Power of Original Fiction and Fanfiction - Anna Bessesen


1st Place: Malevolent March - Lorraine Jeffery

2nd Place: Damn the Unicorns - Jef Huntsman

3rd Place: If Misery Does Love Company - Lorraine Jeffery

1st Honorable Mention: No Time Like the Present - Denis Feehan

2nd Honorable Mention: Woof! - Jef Huntsman

3rd Honorable Mention: A Record Store - Chadd VanZanten




Caste Systems and Hierarchies in World Building - Kenny Smith


1st Place: Fifteenth Birthday - Jef Huntsman

2nd Place: Desert Prayers - Lorraine Jeffery

3rd Place: Center of the Siege - Christine McDonough

1st Honorable Mention: Clueless - Sue Leth

2nd Honorable Mention: Letter From an Antarctic Seabird - Chadd VanZanten

3rd Honorable Mention: Kickapoo River Dance - Marie Tollstrup




Pinterest taught me how to write: It Lied - Lorin Grace


1st Place: Missing the War - Marie Tollstrup

2nd Place: Song of Kooser’s Buttons - Lorraine Jeffery

3rd Place: Barefoot Baptism - Marie Tollstrup

1st Honorable Mention: Hand of Fate - Marie Tollstrup

2nd Honorable Mention: The House We Left Behind - Sue Leth

3rd Honorable Mention: Method to Madness - Marie Tollstrup





12:00 - 12:50am

Introduction to Modern Publishing Avenues - Jeff Baker


Scrivener is powerful software, but it's so big it can be intimidating. With a little help, you'll be able to plan, organize, write and revise your projects. We'll learn how to create and customize our projects in this workshop.




Judging an Author by the Web Presence: How to build an effective online platform - Alex Harrow


A key component to any writer's career is participating in writing conferences and pop culture conventions. While it may look easy, being a good member of a panel at a convention requires a different mindset than many might expect. Come join Ryan Call, writer for Bleeding Cool and former Director of Programming for Salt Lake Comic Con and Bryan Young, writer for starwars.com, /Film, and Marvel for a review of the important ideas that differentiate the best panelists from the merely decent ones.




Rip It! Using Fabrics in your fiction: Hands on Demonstration - Jana S. Brown


1st Place: Annie on the Run - Steven Wight

2nd Place: Highwaypeople - Ben Green

3rd Place: Bobbin and the Magic Thief - Kat Farrow

1st Honorable Mention: Easy Does It - Howard Sachs

2nd Honorable Mention: Embarcadero - Mandy Ballard

3rd Honorable Mention: It’s Spelled Chocolate - Michelle Henrie




How to Critique: Live Example - Bryan Young, Cassidy Ward, Monica Simons


1st Place: She - Richard Timothy

2nd Place: Kirtland Temple - Thomas Kimball

3rd Place: A Mountainous Contrast - Andee Howard

1st Honorable Mention: And You Knew It - Richard Timothy

2nd Honorable Mention: 9.13.18 - Lorrie Chesnut

3rd Honorable Mention: None (only 5 entries)




Dual Wielding: The Power of Original Fiction and Fanfiction - Anna Bessesen


1st Place: Malevolent March - Lorraine Jeffery

2nd Place: Damn the Unicorns - Jef Huntsman

3rd Place: If Misery Does Love Company - Lorraine Jeffery

1st Honorable Mention: No Time Like the Present - Denis Feehan

2nd Honorable Mention: Woof! - Jef Huntsman

3rd Honorable Mention: A Record Store - Chadd VanZanten




Caste Systems and Hierarchies in World Building - Kenny Smith


1st Place: Fifteenth Birthday - Jef Huntsman

2nd Place: Desert Prayers - Lorraine Jeffery

3rd Place: Center of the Siege - Christine McDonough

1st Honorable Mention: Clueless - Sue Leth

2nd Honorable Mention: Letter From an Antarctic Seabird - Chadd VanZanten

3rd Honorable Mention: Kickapoo River Dance - Marie Tollstrup




Pinterest taught me how to write: It Lied - Lorin Grace


1st Place: Missing the War - Marie Tollstrup

2nd Place: Song of Kooser’s Buttons - Lorraine Jeffery

3rd Place: Barefoot Baptism - Marie Tollstrup

1st Honorable Mention: Hand of Fate - Marie Tollstrup

2nd Honorable Mention: The House We Left Behind - Sue Leth

3rd Honorable Mention: Method to Madness - Marie Tollstrup