ALANE FERGUSON, winner of the 1990 Edgar Award for Best Young Adult Mystery, will speak this afternoon at 3 p.m. in the Marriott Library on the University of Utah campus.

She will talk about the origin of her ideas, how to get started as a writer and will read from her own work.- JON FREDERICK and Jim Tucker will read from their work at 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, at 240 S. Main. The "Sun Masons" will supply the music.