Not many readers braved the all-day drizzle to come to the book signings and readings, but we had lots of authors. As a community, children's book writers are so generous, willing to share their tips and their joy in the face of the long odds of selling books and reaching readers. Joining SCBWI--best career move ever.
LIstening to guest speaker Tina Nichols Coury (Hanging Off Jefferson's Nose), I realized that despite a dozen books to my name, I'm still such a neophyte when it comes to marketing. She suggests devoting an hour a day. When am I supposed to write the next book? But I am taking her suggestion and starting a blog. Welcome!