- The release of "10 Nights".
- Spirit- Travel - A new Genre!
- The day of WRATH, is almost here!
- Part 6 - Facts from the RWA Convention
- The Broken Destiny - Debut!
- Part 5 – Facts from the RWA Convention
- Part 4 – Facts from the RWA Convention
- Part 3 – Facts from the RWA Convention
- Part 2 – Facts from the RWA Convention
- Part 1 - Facts from the RWA Convention!
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Thursday, August 2, 2012
12:51 AM | Posted by Mimi Barbour | | Edit Post
It's been wayyy too long since I put a blog out, and for that, I will apologize. Truth is - I went to the RWA Convention in Anaheim and totally got lost in the world of workshops, networking and having fun. Let go of all my obligations for a few days. How sweet it is!!
Then at the airport on the way home, I wrote a really lovely blog about my delight with the world (I was still tripping over the sensations I felt while hobnobbing amongst my peers), and darned if my %#@#!#@ computer didn't run out of battery. I hadn't saved the work but wasn't too worried as I thought it would be saved automatically…uummm no!
So I pouted and ignored the guilty voice blabbering in my ear that I needed to write it again. I held off for a few days (mainly because I was visiting my folks, and we were so busy)…but it's really starting to get to me, so time to get my ahh sh-tuff together.
I had planned to tell you how wonderful the four days of convention were. The incredible workshops available detailed such things as craft, writer's life, research, publishing and career. Speakers such as Nora Roberts, Susan Elizabeth Phillips and Jayne Ann Krentz amused and taught us from their personal experiences getting on the Best Sellers Lists. Goodread's, Patrick Brown, and Smashword's, Mark Coker, kept my marketing brain completely enthralled. It was heaven for an author like me whose capacity to learn new things seems never-ending. I loved it all.
But I do admit to feeling that specific information would be more helpful to me in my career, and hopefully to you…so I will share what I learned over the next little while.
It's that time again!!!
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