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RT 2011: Mini Conference Wrapup

RT 2011: Mini Conference Wrapup

I’m not sure what day of the conference it is but I think Thursday is day 2. I came in on Tuesday to attend the RT Bookcamp unconference. I attended two sessions. First a session about social reading with Patrick… more

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RWA Write-up: View From Inside

This was my second RWA conference. I thoroughly enjoy the community of current and future authors, of readers, and of industry professionals at RWA. I enjoy three conference communities in very different ways. At Popular Culture Association's conference, I hang… more

Rom Con Day One Summary

Rom Con Day One Summary

When I first heard about a conference devoted to romance readers, I was really excited. RWA, obviously, is not a reader conference; and RT has grown to be more of an author focused conference. I think that the intentions of… more

RITA Open Thread

RITA Open Thread

The Rita Finalists have been announced.   Congratulations to the finalists.   No matter what I have to say (or other readers) five of your peers judged your book to be the best in your category.   The Rita eligibility and judging requirements… more

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RWA Midday Summary

We started out the day with the Rogue Digital Seminar. Everyone was so awesome. BooksonBoard.com gave away hundreds of dollars worth of free books via gift certificate. Sony funded a sexy red Sony Reader as a door prize. Red Sage… more

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The Today Show

I heard that the segment was brief with Nora Roberts, Sherrilyn Kenyon, and Beverly Jenkins. Sarah was used in a short segment. I am sort of disappointed but I loved the experience.

Morning Day Two

Morning Day Two

I’ve been a crappy blogger. I blame it on the hectic schedule yesterday. I volunteered at both the am and pm sessions of the literacy signing. In the pm, I served as a low tech Vanna White without the sequins… more