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Conventions

2012 RT Report

2012 RT Report

This year’s Romantic Times convention was my fourth in a row. Since my first visit, RT has underwent a dramatic change and much of it has to do with moving the focus away from cover models and toward the readers…. more

Sunita reports from Bouchercon 2011

Sunita reports from Bouchercon 2011

Despite reading romance and other genre fiction for decades, I’ve never been to a writer or reader convention. I don’t have aspirations to write genre fiction, and I travel enough to meetings and conference for the day job. But when… more

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

Dear Author

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