L.C. HAYDEN, mystery novelist, will be signing her new novel, "Who's Susan?" at Barnes & Noble in Sugarhouse on Thursday, June 24 from 4-6 p.m. Call 463-2541 for details.THE OQUIRRH CHAPTER of the League of Utah Writers is sponsoring a writing workship on Saturday, June 26, 3-5 p.m. at the Sprague Library, 2131 South 1100 East. Sherry Sharp will discuss "Serious Play for Writer's Block." For information call Dorothy Crofts at 964-0861.
THE COLORADO GOLD WRITING CONTEST is taking entries for this year's competition. Contestants should submit two chapters of a work in progress -- mystery, romance, science fiction, fantasy or mainstream fiction. Entry fee is $20 ($40 if you wish a critique). Deadline for submissions is July 1. For entry forms call (303) 331-2608 or check the Web page at www.rmfw.org.
OAK TREE PRESS is sponsoring a mystery writing competition for novelists. Grand Prize winner will be published. For details write: Dark Oak Mystery Contest, 915 W. Foothill Blvd., Suite 411, Claremont, CA 91711-3356.