Bubba Gump’s Shrimp – great food before a great show: Phantom Agent/Editor Appointments – nervous, noisy writers St. Martin’s book signing – FREE BOOKS!!! Shannon Delaney signing for a fan.
How could one go to New York and not see a show? We got tickets to Phantom of the Opera for last night. I’d never seen Phantom in the theater – only the movie. It was one of the greatest experiences. We left the theater humming the songs – cliche but true.
There were two stand-outs today: Sherrilyn Kenyon and Candace Havens. I had the great idea to run to the bathroom right before the lunch program. Who was coming out but Kenyon – beautifully petite with dark auburn hair. The New York Times best selling author said to those of us standing in the proverbial ladies … More RWA 11 Day 3
Some of the most encouraging comments from Day 2. From yesterday’s Opening Session:Steve Berry: “History matters…”Tess Gerritsen: “Stephen King is an inspiration…”Diana Gabaldon on giving away portions of your writing: “Taste the wares…the first one’s free.”Steve: “We are at the moment when things (publishing) are getting bigger…books aren’t going away…”Tess: “I knew I was a … More Remarks from Day 2 RWA 11
Shannon and I started the day with Starbucks, muffins and chatting. The Opening Session with Steve Berry (I JUST finished The Jefferson Key, a Cotton Malone mystery), Tess Gerristen, and Diana Gabaldon (I’ve read most of each lady’s books). All three were interesting and funny. More on their comments later – when I feel like … More Opening Session – RWA Day 2
One of Harlequin’s gifts in the registration bag Harlequin does a lot for RWA’s conference. And I’m sure there’s not too many nurses in their marketing department. I could only think of one thing when I saw this unusual water container: Leg bag used with urinary catheters.
Thoughts while sitting in the lobby of the Marriott Marquis on Tuesday of the RWA National 2011. When I’m alone I don’t necessarily want to hear other people’s conversations, whether on the phone or not. I cannot help but imagine what this lobby with its soaring interior, rooms ringing around where I sit – with … More Day One of RWA National in NYC