• May. 19th, 2010 Blue Ridge Wednesday

    What a day. Even as I type this, I’m not sure if I can adequately describe it. I’ve been a little frustrated with myself this week. I’m having a great time, meeting people, learning tons, networking, discovering that while I am every bit as weird as I had suspected, so are a lot of other [ read more ]

  • May. 19th, 2010 Blue Ridge Tuesday

    Random things I am loving about my conference experience. My room has no TV. So far I’ve eaten meals with Steven James , Angela Hunt , Deb Raney , Vonda Skelton , and  Karen Schurrer  (an editor). My room has a radio that came equipped to play music from my mp3 player. The coffee shop here serves Starbucks. The vending machine on my floor takes credit [ read more ]

  • May. 18th, 2010 Blue Ridge Monday

    Wow! I have had an awesome day. I managed to get appointments scheduled with all the agents here, so if nothing else, I’ll get lots of practice making my pitch. I’m taking a continuing class taught by Angela Hunt – which means I get to absorb about 6 hours of writing instruction from a master. [ read more ]

  • May. 17th, 2010 Blue Ridge Sunday

    So. I’m here. I met some lovely people in line during registration – several of whom I had already met online. It’s been fun to put faces to names. And I continue to be humbled and amazed at God’s goodness. He has placed people in my life that have helped me prepare for this week and [ read more ]

  • May. 12th, 2010 Preparations

    What a week! I’m doing laundry, buying groceries for two weeks, trying to think of every possible scenario that might present itself while I’m away and prepare for it in advance, doing laundry – oh, I already said that. Well, there’s enough laundry to deserve a double mention. On the writing front, I’m almost ready. I’m [ read more ]