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Author Visit: Steve Capone, Jr

Failing Over and Over Again: What it Means to be an Author

2024-06-29 15:00:00 2024-06-29 17:00:00 America/Denver Author Visit: Steve Capone, Jr Writing is difficult. Publishing is difficult. Local author Steve Capone, Jr. will discuss one way it has worked and some guidelines to help us maintain our sanity; our happiness; and reach our goals. Whitmore - Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)

Saturday, June 29
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-06-29 15:00:00 2024-06-29 17:00:00 America/Denver Author Visit: Steve Capone, Jr Writing is difficult. Publishing is difficult. Local author Steve Capone, Jr. will discuss one way it has worked and some guidelines to help us maintain our sanity; our happiness; and reach our goals. Whitmore - Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)

Whitmore

Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)

Writing is difficult. Publishing is difficult. Local author Steve Capone, Jr. will discuss one way it has worked and some guidelines to help us maintain our sanity; our happiness; and reach our goals.

The road to publishing is not a straight one, nor is it smooth. Oh, and there's no road. Rather, the path you're on is more of a rough-hewn trail that requires orienteering and bushwhacking, and goblins are leaping from the hidden crannies of the mountainside (also, you're climbing a mountain) yelling at you to stop what you're doing, to play some video games or get that spring cleaning done or connect with your loved ones... and also there's no peak, really, but a series of them.

Okay, let's drop the metaphor. Writing is difficult. Publishing is difficult. Whether you're a writer working for yourself or are hoping to publish a novel, Steve Capone, Jr. will help you understand one way it has worked and suggest some guidelines for writers. To help us maintain our sanity; our happiness; to reach our goals. Join the conversation at the Whitmore Library on June 29th 2024 at 3pm.

An award-winning and Utah-based writer hailing from the Rust Belt, Steve Capone Jr debuted his YA historical/espionage fiction novel Max in the Capital of Spies: A Max Fredericks Story in March 2024 following a successful Kickstarter campaign. In 2026, Gibbs Smith’s True Fiction Press will distribute Capone’s next YA historical fiction novel, Jimmy vs. Communism, nationwide. You can find his short fiction anthologies such as We Are Dangerous (2023, LUW Press), Write Where You Are (forthcoming, LUW Press), Darkness 102 (forthcoming, Collective Tales Publishing), and This Isn’t the Place (forthcoming, Timber Ghost Press). Steve is the founder and owner/operator of horror publisher Whisper House Press, and is currently editing that house's inaugural anthology, Costs of Living. He's a long-time teacher and researcher, staunch pizza advocate, weepy dog rescuer, and proud member of the League of Utah Writers and the Horror Writers Association.

AGE GROUP: | General Audience |

EVENT TYPE: | Author Visit |

TAGS: | local author | authors visit | authors | author visit | author event | author |

Whitmore

Phone: 801-943-4636
Branch manager
Maggie Mills

Hours
We're closed Monday June 17
Mon, Jun 17 Closed
Tue, Jun 18 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jun 19 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jun 20 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jun 21 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jun 22 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Jun 23 Closed

Upcoming events

Thu, Jun 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
With the help of three of the Ogden Nature Center's resident raptors, students will get an introduction to birds of prey and their unique characteristics.

Fri, Jun 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Read your favorite book to Aussie, a trained therapy dog who loves being read to! For kids of all ages. Stop by the children's desk to sign up on the morning of the activity.

Sat, Jun 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Stop by the children’s desk to sign up on the Saturday you want to read to Geo. A fun program for children of all ages! Please check the calendar for dates.

Mon, Jun 24, 10:15am - 11:15am
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Storytime fun for the whole family. We'll be talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Tue, Jun 25, 10:15am - 11:15am
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Storytime fun for the whole family. We'll be talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Tue, Jun 25, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Whitmore Learning Lab(staff only)
Embark on a great role-playing adventure! Both groups are currently at capacity. Email Jackson at jmyrick@slcolibrary.org for information on entering the group or getting on the waitlist.

Wed, Jun 26, 10:15am - 10:45am
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Can you "head, shoulders, knees and toes" with the best? Music and movement for little ones and their grown-ups.

Wed, Jun 26, 11:00am - 11:30am
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Talk-sing-read-write-PLAY with your children to help them get ready for kindergarten! Drop-in crafts and toys for babies to preschoolers with their caring adult(s).

Wed, Jun 26, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Explore the fundamentals of yoga with certified instructor Jenny Wigham.

Sat, Jun 29, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Writing is difficult. Publishing is difficult. Local author Steve Capone, Jr. will discuss one way it has worked and some guidelines to help us maintain our sanity; our happiness; and reach our goals.

Mon, Jul 01, 10:00am - 9:00pm
Enjoy creating a miniature pie fridge magnet in honor of Independence Day!

Mon, Jul 01, 10:15am - 11:15am
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Storytime fun for the whole family. We'll be talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Tue, Jul 02, 10:15am - 11:15am
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Storytime fun for the whole family. We'll be talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Wed, Jul 03, 10:15am - 10:45am
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Can you "head, shoulders, knees and toes" with the best? Music and movement for little ones and their grown-ups.

Wed, Jul 03, 11:00am - 11:30am
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Talk-sing-read-write-PLAY with your children to help them get ready for kindergarten! Drop-in crafts and toys for babies to preschoolers with their caring adult(s).

Wed, Jul 03, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Explore the fundamentals of breathwork and meditation with certified yoga instructor Jenny Wigham.

Mon, Jul 08, All day
Come in the 2nd Monday of each month for a new origami project! Includes folding instructions and paper.

Mon, Jul 08, 10:15am - 11:15am
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Storytime fun for the whole family. We'll be talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Tue, Jul 09, 10:15am - 11:15am
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Storytime fun for the whole family. We'll be talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Tue, Jul 09, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Whitmore Learning Lab(staff only)
Embark on a great role-playing adventure! Both groups are currently at capacity. Email Jackson at jmyrick@slcolibrary.org for information on entering the group or getting on the waitlist.

Wed, Jul 10, 10:15am - 10:45am
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Can you "head, shoulders, knees and toes" with the best? Music and movement for little ones and their grown-ups.

Wed, Jul 10, 11:00am - 11:30am
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Talk-sing-read-write-PLAY with your children to help them get ready for kindergarten! Drop-in crafts and toys for babies to preschoolers with their caring adult(s).

Wed, Jul 10, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Explore the fundamentals of yoga with certified instructor Jenny Wigham.

Fri, Jul 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Enjoy a fun puppet show, presented by the Utah Puppet Theater!

Fri, Jul 12, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Read your favorite book to Aussie, a trained therapy dog who loves being read to! For kids of all ages. Stop by the children's desk to sign up on the morning of the activity.

Rescheduled
Sat, Jul 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
New date Saturday, July 20, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
They may be cold-blooded, but these warm-hearted reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates would love to meet you. See and feel a few creepy critters up close, if you dare.

Sat, Jul 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Whitmore Learning Lab(staff only)
A safe and all-inclusive space for teen LGBTQ2IA+ community members and allies. Come join us to do a craft, hang out, and have fun (and snacks)!

Mon, Jul 15, 10:15am - 11:15am
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Storytime fun for the whole family. We'll be talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Tue, Jul 16, 10:15am - 11:15am
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Storytime fun for the whole family. We'll be talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Tue, Jul 16, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Whitmore Learning Lab(staff only)
Attention Adults AND Teens! Join us for in-person soap making, D & D Style!
Registration opens Tuesday, July 2 2024 at 9:00am

Wed, Jul 17, 10:15am - 10:45am
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Can you "head, shoulders, knees and toes" with the best? Music and movement for little ones and their grown-ups.

Wed, Jul 17, 11:00am - 11:30am
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Talk-sing-read-write-PLAY with your children to help them get ready for kindergarten! Drop-in crafts and toys for babies to preschoolers with their caring adult(s).

Wed, Jul 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Whitmore Learning Lab(staff only)
Take advantage of the summer sun with your very own suncatcher!

Wed, Jul 17, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Whitmore Study Room A (Capacity 14)
Joins us for a discussion of new and noteworthy nonfiction books. This month's book is The Doomsday Mother by John Glatt. New readers are always welcome!

Fri, Jul 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Join us for an interactive, fun-filled comedic magic show for all ages!

Sat, Jul 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Stop by the children’s desk to sign up on the Saturday you want to read to Geo. A fun program for children of all ages! Please check the calendar for dates.

Sat, Jul 20, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
They may be cold-blooded, but these warm-hearted reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates would love to meet you. See and feel a few creepy critters up close, if you dare.

Mon, Jul 22, 10:00am - 9:00pm
Enjoy creating your own miniature pie fridge magnets in honor of Pioneer Day!

Mon, Jul 22, 10:15am - 11:15am
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Storytime fun for the whole family. We'll be talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Tue, Jul 23, 10:15am - 11:15am
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Storytime fun for the whole family. We'll be talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Tue, Jul 23, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Whitmore Learning Lab(staff only)
Embark on a great role-playing adventure! Both groups are currently at capacity. Email Jackson at jmyrick@slcolibrary.org for information on entering the group or getting on the waitlist.

Fri, Jul 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Come enjoy a fun and interactive presentation all about adventures in Science!

Rescheduled
Fri, Jul 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
New date Friday, July 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Read your favorite book to Aussie, a trained therapy dog who loves being read to! For kids of all ages. Stop by the children's desk to sign up on the morning of the activity.

Fri, Jul 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Read your favorite book to Aussie, a trained therapy dog who loves being read to! For kids of all ages. Stop by the children's desk to sign up on the morning of the activity.

Mon, Jul 29, 10:15am - 11:15am
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Storytime fun for the whole family. We'll be talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Mon, Jul 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Whitmore Learning Lab(staff only)
Make your own forest friend to carry with you!

Tue, Jul 30, 10:15am - 11:15am
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Storytime fun for the whole family. We'll be talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.

Wed, Jul 31, 10:15am - 10:45am
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Can you "head, shoulders, knees and toes" with the best? Music and movement for little ones and their grown-ups.

Wed, Jul 31, 11:00am - 11:30am
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Talk-sing-read-write-PLAY with your children to help them get ready for kindergarten! Drop-in crafts and toys for babies to preschoolers with their caring adult(s).

Wed, Jul 31, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Explore the fundamentals of yoga with certified instructor Jenny Wigham.

Thu, Aug 01, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
WTC will take young audiences through traditional folk tales reimagined and, of course, aliens because--who doesn't love aliens?

Sat, Aug 03, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Is your garden overflowing with fruits and vegetables? Bring your extras to the library to share with others. Or come and pick up some tasty produce. Tables will be set up inside the library.

Fri, Aug 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Come enjoy a fun and interactive presentation all about adventures in Science!

Sat, Aug 10, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Is your garden overflowing with fruits and vegetables? Bring your extras to the library to share with others. Or come and pick up some tasty produce. Tables will be set up inside the library.

Sat, Aug 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Whitmore Learning Lab(staff only)
A safe and all-inclusive space for teen LGBTQ2IA+ community members and allies. Come join us to do a craft, hang out, and have fun (and snacks)!

Tue, Aug 13, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Whitmore Learning Lab(staff only)
Embark on a great role-playing adventure! Both groups are currently at capacity. Email Jackson at jmyrick@slcolibrary.org for information on entering the group or getting on the waitlist.

Wed, Aug 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Explore the fundamentals of yoga with certified instructor Jenny Wigham.

Sat, Aug 17, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Is your garden overflowing with fruits and vegetables? Bring your extras to the library to share with others. Or come and pick up some tasty produce. Tables will be set up inside the library.

Wed, Aug 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Whitmore Study Room A (Capacity 14)
Joins us for a discussion of new and noteworthy nonfiction books. This month's book is The Other Family Doctor by Karen Fine. New readers are always welcome!

Thu, Aug 22, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
A Hawkwatch International expert will bring different raptors for children and families to learn about and to see close up.

Fri, Aug 23, 11:00am - 11:30am
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Enjoy a fun puppet show, presented by the Utah Puppet Theater!

Sat, Aug 24, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Is your garden overflowing with fruits and vegetables? Bring your extras to the library to share with others. Or come and pick up some tasty produce. Tables will be set up inside the library.

Tue, Aug 27, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Whitmore Learning Lab(staff only)
Embark on a great role-playing adventure! Both groups are currently at capacity. Email Jackson at jmyrick@slcolibrary.org for information on entering the group or getting on the waitlist.

Wed, Aug 28, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Explore the world of sound healing with certified yoga instructor Jenny Wigham.

Sat, Aug 31, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Is your garden overflowing with fruits and vegetables? Bring your extras to the library to share with others. Or come and pick up some tasty produce. Tables will be set up inside the library.

Fri, Sep 06, 11:00am - 11:30am
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Enjoy a fun puppet show, presented by the Utah Puppet Theater!

Sat, Sep 07, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Is your garden overflowing with fruits and vegetables? Bring your extras to the library to share with others. Or come and pick up some tasty produce. Tables will be set up inside the library.

Tue, Sep 10, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Whitmore Learning Lab(staff only)
Embark on a great role-playing adventure! Both groups are currently at capacity. Email Jackson at jmyrick@slcolibrary.org for information on entering the group or getting on the waitlist.

Wed, Sep 11, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Whitmore Meeting Room (Capacity 92)
Explore the fundamentals of yoga with certified instructor Jenny Wigham.

Sat, Sep 14, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Is your garden overflowing with fruits and vegetables? Bring your extras to the library to share with others. Or come and pick up some tasty produce. Tables will be set up inside the library.

Wed, Sep 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Whitmore Study Room A (Capacity 14)
Joins us for a discussion of new and noteworthy nonfiction books. This month's book is Learning America by Luma Mufleh. New readers are always welcome!