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Tagged With: conference

Mailtime!

This may have been me today. One of my favorite things about conference season is getting new cards. This year I went with something very simple and opted to not highlight a particular manuscript. I’m happy with how they turned out and I can’t wait for pin trading to swap cards with new friends at … Continue reading »

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Happening Stuff

It has been awhile since I’ve managed to post anything, but I do have a stack of blog post notes.  You know what I’m talking about, right? Odd scraps of paper and the occasional Post-It note with cryptic reminders of what I want to say in my next blog post. One of the notes is … Continue reading »

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I’m not dead!

Gee, I kind of dropped off the face of the earth after my 31 Days of Thoughtful Giving. I could give you all kinds of excuses, but what’s the point? Life happens. There are some pretty exciting things happening in my world. The DFWCon committee is working feverishly on final details for the 2014 event. … Continue reading »

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Query Letter Gong Show

The final event at DFW Writers’ Conference is the Query Letter Gong Show.  Brave souls slip a copy of their query letter into a collection box over the weekend in the hopes they will be randomly selected and read for a panel of agents who will then demand to sign them on the spot.  Pretty … Continue reading »

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Conference Countdown

My first real writers’ conference is coming up this week.  I’m prepared and calm. Or, at least, that is what I keep telling myself. I guess I have the most important detail tackled– I have a completed manuscript to pitch. I am doing some revisions, but if someone asked to see it today, I would … Continue reading »

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I’m Your Biggest Fan

Let me give you a little background– I love notebooks.  Three ring binders and spiral notebooks make my heart sing.  There hasn’t been a time when I didn’t solve my problems by organizing them in notebook form. (I come by it naturally- the same grandpa that let me read whatever I wanted from his library … Continue reading »

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