Keynote Speakers Announced for #utopYA2014

Utopia Announcements, Authors

I am over the moon (see what I did there) that I finally get to share with you today the amazing keynotes speakers we have secured for #utopYA2014. Are you sitting down or have somewhere soft and cushy to fall because here we go… The Friday, June 20, 2014 YA Keynote speaker is Gennifer Albin, the author of the popular …

Special Black Friday Authors + Experts Announcement

Utopia Announcements, Authors, Bloggers

I hope your hearts, tummies and shopping bags are full this Thanksgiving. Today I’ll keep this Black Friday announcement short and sweet. Here is the latest list of the newest confirmed authors and experts who will sharing their time and expertise with us at #utopYA2014. If you haven’t bought your tickets to #utopYA2014, grab them here: http://utopYA2014.eventbrite.com       …

Positively Zenful: Author Jen McConnel Offers Yoga to utopYA 2014 Attendees

Utopia Announcements, Authors

Keeping that mind, body and spirit connection is important to us at utopYA HQ, and we are positively thrilled to announce that author and yoga instructor, Jen McConnel will be offering yoga on Friday and Saturday mornings during #utopYA2014. UtopYA team member, D.B. Graves, interviewed Jen to find out how she brings more zen to her life and writing. # # …

More Authors & Experts Announced for utopYA 2014

Utopia Announcements, Authors

First I need to apologize. I promised this list a week ago. Balancing the extreme demands of much-expanded utopYA this year has been a challenge. As with all periods of expansion, growing pains have been ever present. I stretch into them with excitement and pride, but when things slip through the cracks, you are the last people I want to …

First Round of Panelists and Tickets On Sale Date Announced for utopYA 2014

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You’ve been waiting. You’ve been wondering. And now’s the time for us to announce the first round of those who will be at utopYA 2014 to make it the best conference for you yet! The utopYA mission, if boiled down to a few words, are: education- collaboration- connection- inspiration. In that spirit, we decided to collaborate with previous attendees and …

Winners of the Second Annual utopYA Awards

Utopia Announcements, Authors, utopYA Awards

We are soooo happy to announce the winners of the Second Annual utopYA Awards. Thank you to the utopYA Academy members who nominated their peers, and thank you to the public for your votes. In two weeks of public voting, almost 3,800 votes came in from 48 countries around the world, including: Tunisia, Slovenia, Russia, Korea, Greece, New Zealand, Australia, Peru, …

Make the most of YOUR utopYA

Utopia Authors, book marketing, Craft, Speakers, Sponsors

With less than two weeks left until utopYAcon, we are all feeling the excitement and anticipation. Whether you are looking forward to seeing old friends or a little nervous about making new ones, here are a few tips to make the most of your time and feel confident heading into the event. HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF NASHVILLE: It …

Win Dinner with Jennifer Armentrout & Other Special Guests

Utopia Authors, Sweepstakes

You’re planning ghost tours, drinks, dinners, book signings, what you’ll wear to the awards, and which panels you’ll attend at the con. Just when you think utopYA can’t get any more fun, we throw MORE reason your way to BE THERE (a few tickets were released and are still available here: http://utopYacon.eventbrite.com). One winner and a guest now have the …

The SOLD OUT utopYA 2013 Announces Friday Keynote Speaker

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You rock. Yes, you! Because of all of you I get to say this: utopYA 2013 is SOLD OUT! All I can say is, thank you…thank you…thank you. This thing has become sentient with a beating heart of its own. This year is gonna be epic. Now, for the announcement you’ve all been waiting for (cue drum roll)…. JENNIFER L. …

utopYAcon 2013 NEW Panelists Announced

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I’m not gonna lie. Even with a team who is way more organized than me helping to keep track, we’ve still had a hard time keeping one running list accurate. If only everyone would reply “HELL YES” on the same day 😉 With that in mind, we are humbly and heroically excited to announce some of our NEW panelists for …