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About rockcanyon

Rick Walton has worked as a cook in a Mexican restaurant, a secretary, a missionary, an arts administrator, a school teacher, and a computer software writer and designer. But now he has the best job of all–writing for children. He is the author of over eighty books for children. His works include joke books, picture books, a collection of poetry, activity books, a play, mini-mysteries, and educational software. He loves to read, travel, play the guitar, study foreign languages, and write. Rick graduated from Brigham Young University in Spanish, with a Portuguese minor. His wife, Ann, is a computer programmer who has worked for IBM, Novell, and WordPerfect, and who nows works for Rick. They have five children. They live in a hodge-podge house on a secluded lot with a thousand trees, in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains.

A Clarification

The online auction will close Friday night, but the auction will continue live on Saturday at the Writing for Charity event. The highest bid on the online auction will become the starting bid on Saturday. The auction will continue until … Continue reading

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Let Shannon Hale Brag about You! This One Really Is up for Auction

There is so much interest in the raffle item that Shannon has kindly agreed to rave about two people. Apparently Shannon is not very careful, and needs to have her life saved many times. So, let the bidding begin. If … Continue reading

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Auction Item: lunch with Brandon Mull

Brandon Mull will take you to lunch in American Fork!

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Auction Item: Get Fictionally Murdered by Dan Wells

Dan Wells, Utah’s premiere horror author, has dark needs that must be filled–the voices say that someone must die, and that lucky someone could be you! The winner of this auction will appear, by name, in one of Dan’s upcoming … Continue reading

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Auction Item: Jessica Day George turns you into a character!

Jessica Day George will put your name into one of her two upcoming books!  You can choose between being a courtier in the magical castle of TUESDAYS AT THE CASTLE (her upcoming middle grade book), or a cavalry officer in … Continue reading

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Auction Item: Matt Loveridge, Signed print: Moose

Signed Print, by Matt Loveridge. 8″x10″ Ink, signed print Starting Bid: $10 Place your bid in the comments section.

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Auction Item: Matt Loveridge, Signed print: “Sour”

Signed print, “Sour,” by Matt Loveridge “Sour” 8″x10″ Ink & digital, signed print Starting Bid: $10 Place your bid in the comments section.

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