I'm so buzzing with knowledge and information and the need to make it all happen RIGHT NOW. DFW Writers Conference was sooooo awesome. It was my first conference, and most definitely not my last. It was also the first time I identified myself as a Paranormal Romance writer. I don't know that I was sure that's what I was...that's what the current book is...but was I staying there? Clearly, I am now! And I like it.
I can't explain how amazing it was for me, a person living in a small town with no other writers around, to be in such phenomenal company. It sold out at 300. I was in awe, looking around the room on opening day...(after we were late because of the construction.... but yay Stephanie's hubby for being the hero!)
And I got to meet ChristaCarol Jones and Tiffany Neal, which was really neat to meet in person after all this time. And made some wonderful new friends that I want to stay connected with forever! Maria and Kimmy and Carla and Stephanie...you know we really WERE at the good table. LOL!
Meeting published authors and agents and such a group of people willing to bend over backwards to help us, to teach us.... Kristen Lamb...girl, besides the fantastic social media classes (I know, I still have to fix some things) I learned more about plotting a book standing out on the patio at 11pm as we broke down the dynamics of Top Gun (besides the volleyball scene)!! **Protaganist...Verb...Antagonist...Goal** My god, I don't think I'll ever forget that!! LOL
Loved it all! Still soaking it all in, and still have much work ahead. Still have a ton to post about...but it is 11:30pm and I have a 6 hour drive home tomorrow, so MUST shut down now. More later~!