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November 25, 2014

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KidLitCon 2012

I am sure you have been waiting for my post about KidLitCon 2012, the New York version!
I went up the day before it all started, to meet Laura from Pinot & Prose for lunch at Fig & Olive. Best lunch ever! Oh, and the food was good, too.

I could have commuted each day from home, and [...]

KidLitCon 2012: The Changing Relationship Between Reader and Writer

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Alyssa Sheinmel, Adele Griffin, and other young adult authors came together September 29 at the sixth annual KidLitCon in New York City to discuss social media, the obligations authors have to their fans, and the challenges of interacting with an audience.

KitLitCon 2012: No one was eaten by a bear

My standards are pretty low when it comes to conferences.  Essentially if ursine consumption does not occur, I consider the day a success.  Fortunately there are other ways of defining success, and though I was the organizer and therefore not wholly without my own prejudices, everything went well.  Amazingly, surprisingly, some might say shockingly, well.
In [...]