Here’s some conference lessons on querying and pitching from a Backspace conference I attended a while back.
great info in here. Thanks for sharing.
Thanks. I had some long blog posts when I started attending conferences but they have lots of good info in them. 🙂
Great stuff, as always. By the way, thanks to you, I think there’s a high chance I’ll be going to Thrillerfest this year. You planted the seed in my head, and my husband actually has the following week as vacation, so he and the kids can come join me when it’s over. 🙂
Thanks! Oh that’s wonderful. 🙂 I think it’s great to get to a conference when it works with your schedule. I’ve heard amazing things about Thrillerfest from August McLaughlin, she went this past summer. She could probably tell you more about it. I always get butterflies before conferences and I like knowing as much as I can. 😉
I will feel like a fish out of water, but I’ll be excited to attend.
Totally normal. 🙂 I usually try to find someone online who is going so I have someone to look for and chat with. Usually people will meet up via Twitter. And there are tons of people there who haven’t even written a book let alone published one. So you are ahead of the game. 🙂
The information is as fresh and relevant today as when you posted it two years ago. 🙂 I can’t even imagine how I’m going to get through my second year! 😀
The first year was the hardest, figuring out what to blog about and when. My life was pretty crazy back then living in NYC too. The second year was calmer but for my travel exploits. Those blog posts were fun because I got to try my hand at travel writing and learned what a ranter I am when I travel. 😉
Always seems like your posts are just perfect, timing wise, for either my hubby or myself…excellent re-blog, my dear, thank you!
LOL. I’m glad we’re in sync. 🙂 Glad you found it helpful. Despite everything that is changing in publishing, it’s nice that some advice is still standard. 🙂
You did learn alot. There’s so much to know. Don’t know how you writers do it.
Seriously. Conferences are great for enhancing your writing. I’m a sponge the entire weekend.
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