Friday Favorite: SCBWI

Feb 3, 2012

It’s taken me days to recover, but I’m finally here to tell you I had a great time at NYSCBWI last weekend.

Got to hang out with agent Jenn and some of her super cool clients, including Ward Jenkins (seen above), Kristen Kittscher and Mara Rockliff — kindred spirits, to be sure!

Other highlights:

— enjoying tea with my editor at the Morgan Library and Museum (love that place!).

— hanging out with the illustrious Maddee James of

— meeting new friends and catching up with old ones. (Thanks for being my Saturday buddy, Maurissa Guibord!)

— learning revision techniques from Cheryl Klein. (Just go ahead and buy her book, you guys.)–(Oh, and check out Maurissa’s post on this.)

— coming to the realization that I should think of my career more in terms of the long haul. It’s easy to fixate on what I want NOW, but what about my entire writing career? What would that look like? Am pondering this.

Have a grand weekend, everyone!

[Cross-posted from Livejournal]

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