I’m back……. I’m totally shattered…….. and I’m definitely going again!!!!
RWA was the most (cue American accent) awesome experience ever. It was so funny because while everyone was asking me to speak (they love the UK accent) all I wanted to do was listen to the American accent (it’s sooo cool).
Anyway…. highlights….. omg there were so many. So I think I’ll do it in pictures.
We got to hang out with some really cool authors:
Kelly Parra, Bethany Griffin, Ally Carter and Teri Brown
And some more:
(top) Marley Gibson, Me, Wendy Tolliver
(bottom) Simone Elkeles, Heather Davis, Dona Sarkar-Mishra, Tera Lynn Childs
Amanda Ashby, Michelle Rowen, Megan Crane
Kiwi girls…. Petre, Giovanna, Nalini (Singh), Ellie, Zana, Iona, Amanda (front)
Me, Amanda and Laura (the best stalker in the world!!)
Me, Wendy Tolliver, Kay Cassidy (who won the Golden Heart…. very exciting)
Me at the Literacy signing
My good friends: Theresa Stevens (editor), Alexis Fleming (author), Me, Bobbie Cole (author).
Kiwi girls: Zana, Emily (Gee) double Rita finalist, Amanda, Iona
Amanda, Sarah (Golden Heart finalist), Tera Lynn Childs
So…………….. some of my photos…………………. and I must mention the ones who got away… for some reason I don’t have any photos of Alyson Noel (who is seriously a fabulous person), Maureen McGowan (another totally cool person), Cindy Procter-King (who I adored, fabulous sense of humour), Vanessa Barneveld (great girl… and tres chic), and Kristin Nelson (who’s great fun).
I’m already saving up for my next RWA conference. The workshops were amazing… especially the one by creativity coach Eric Maisel (I am sooo motivated now) and Blake Snyder’s Save the Cat (he’s an awesome presenter).
Another of the highlights was the literacy signing…. and I didn’t even need to bribe my friends to come and buy my book…..
I can’t recommend RWA enough, it was seriously the best conference ever!!