Wednesday , October 04, 2017 - 3:08 PM
The event on Saturday, Oct. 7, at Ogden High School and is free and open to the public.
Event organizer Kathy Gambles said workshops will take place from noon to 3 p.m. on a variety of topics, including the history of comic books, publishing and writing. The keynote event featuring Mull will begin at 4 p.m.
“We’re planning a day where regardless of your age, you’ll find something of interest,” Gambles said.
Weber County Book Links held an art and writing contest leading up to the event. Gambles said they received 30 student and five adult writing submissions, as well as art pieces from 17 students and one adult.
All art will be displayed at the event, and the winners, who were selected by a panel of judges, will have the opportunity to spend time with Mull in a small group setting.
“There was a sincerity of really being involved and a lot of creativity, time and effort to really do a good job,” Gambles said of the contest submissions.
Ogden School Foundation Executive Director Janis Vause said last year visiting author Brandon Sanderson, another sci-fi author, drew an audience of about 1,000 people and she expects this year’s crowd to be just as large.
Sign up for e-mail news updates.