My First

I’ll be having my first pitch experience this spring when I get to attend (for the 2nd time) the Storymakers Conference in Utah.   I’m not nervous yet, but there’s plenty of time for that. 🙂   And really, I’m not even sure what story I’ll pitch. I have a number of manuscripts sitting here…
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A Professional’s Opinion

  First. I got tagged in the Lucky 7 Meme by Stephanie Sinkhorn. I’ve already done it, so if you want to read it, go here.   So Yesterday I attended the SCBWI Dakota Conference. It was a small event with only about 30 people, but we had three great speakers. Author Cindy Kane, Illustrator…
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Can You Sell Yourself?

  WIP Coaching Update: I don’t have much to say about WIP Coaching because now I’m putting Gabi to work. We spoke this week about my ‘homework’ and went over some questions I had. Now she is going to critique my first fifty and let me know what some of my big problems are. I…
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My First Writers Conference

Last weekend I attended my first writers conference at UND. It was actually the 32nd Annual Writing for Children and Young Adults Conference. Yes, 32nd annual, and I just heard about it for the first time, thanks to my mom who spotted it in the newspaper. I have absolutely nothing to compare it to, but…
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