Posts Tagged ‘LTUE’

LTUE Military & Military SF / Military Strategies panel

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Sherry Taylor reported on two of the LTUE presentations she attended in February. This is a summary of her report to the Oquirrh writers:

Military & Military SF / Military Strategies (The presenters of these two classes were all former or current military personnel. You can easily modify this info to Fantasy.)

RESEARCH

*Read military guidelines from around the world. Rules can be different from country to country. In the US Military, it’s against the law to use your ranking to make money, but in other countries, it’s not. Example – you can use the barges to transfer goods for trade to make money.

*Read military history. Every war throughout the world, both past and present, have all been different. Different weapons and strategies. (more…)

Friday’s Highlight: “Life, the Universe, & Everything” Symposium by Diana Ault

Saturday, January 28th, 2012

Today we have Diana Ault for a visit on my blog. She will tell us all about LTUE http://ning.it/xoTnKL

     Named after the clever sci-fi book by Douglas Adams, the Marion K. “Doc” Smith,  “Life, the Universe, & Everything” Science Fiction and Fantasy Symposium is in its 30th year, making it one of the largest and longest-running symposiums of its kind. (The whole title is probably the biggest mouthful too so let’s just call it LTUE.)

     What began as a small meeting of Brigham Young University speculative fiction enthusiasts in 1982, is now a full-on, three day, academic symposium for amateur and professional writers and artists.
Traditionally held on BYU campus, this year the symposium will be held at the Utah Valley UniversitySorensen Student Center Feb. 9 – 11, 2012.

For more information on the history of LTUE, please clickhere and here. (more…)